Susan Azar Porterfield

Poet

329 E. Royal Drive
Dekalb, IL 60115

Author's Bio

A dog kept barking.
He was small and pale,
his head collared in a cone
to keep him
from tourists. They got on his
nerves.
(From "The Roman Keats)

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Eating the Pure Light; Homage to Thomas McGrath (Backwaters Press, 2009)
,
Come Together: Imagine Peace (Bottom Dog Press, 2008)
Books:
Dirt, Root, Silk (Cider Press Review, 2016)
,
Kibbe (Mayapple Press, 2012)
,
In the Garden of Our Spines (Mayapple Press, 2004)
,
Poetry, Zen, The Art of Lucien Stryk (Ohio University Press, 1994)
Chapbook:
Beirut Redux (Finishing Line Press, 2008)
Prizes won: 

Illinois Arts Council Poetry Grant, 2006

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Arab American
Born in: 
Chicago
Raised in: 
Chicago, IL
Illinois
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Last update: Jun 29, 2017