Susan M. Parr is the author of Pacific Shooter, awarded the Lena-Miles Wever Todd prize from Pleiades Press. Her work is anthologized in The Best American Poetry series and in Alive at the Center: Poetry from the Pacific Northwest (Ooligan Press, 2013).
Born in Las Cruces, New Mexico, she was educated at Barnard College in New York City, earning honors in Russian Studies. She has an M.F.A. in Poetry from the University of Washington, where she received an Academy of American Poets Prize and the MacLeod-Grobe Prize. In 2011 she was honored to be chosen as a Strange Coupling fellow via the University of Washington Fine Arts program.
Her poems have appeared in such journals as DIAGRAM, PageBoy, The Seattle Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, MARGIE, Birch Gang Review, and in bar-code format distributed across Seattle art galleries as part of NEPO 5K Don't Run. More of her poetry is forthcoming in a new issue of DIAGRAM.
Contact her at sparr75 (at) yahoo (dot) com.