Susan Terris is the author of several poetry
collections, including Natural Defenses (Marsh Hawk, 2004); Fire
Is Favorable to the Dreamer (Arctos,
1999) named “Best Poetry Book of 2003” by the Bay Area Independent
Association); Curved Space (La Jolla Poets, 1998); and the chapbooks Poetic
License (Adastra, 2004), Angels of Bataan (Pudding House, 1999),
and Eye of the Holocaust (Arctos, 1999). She has also written twenty-one
books for children and young adults, including Nell’s
Quilt (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1996).
Terris’s work has appeared in The Antioch Review, FIELD, Connecticut
Review, The Iowa Review, Ploughshares, Calyx, Shenandoah, Rattapallax, Hotel
Amerika, Missouri Review, and Southern California
Anthology. With CB Follett, she co-edits the annual anthology RUNES:
A Review of Poetry.