Vol. 13 Contributor Spotlight: Susan Alexander

Meet Susan Alexander! Susan’s poems, “Talking to Angst” and “Nephew at a Wedding Reception” will be featured in our upcoming themed issue, vol. 13!

How Susan describes “Talking to Angst” in 12 words or less:
“In this little fable, an abstraction gets wings and a stinger”

How Susan describes “Nephew at a Wedding Reception” in 12 words or less:
“Like father, like son, a generational hand-off”

Susan Alexander is the author of two poetry collections, Nothing You Can Carry (2020) and The Dance Floor Tilts (2017), both with Thistledown Press. Her work has won multiple awards, most recently the 2022 Vancouver City Poem Contest. She also received the 2019 Mitchell Prize. Susan currently hosts In/Verse, the monthly reading series for the Federation of B.C. Writers. Her poems appear in anthologies and literary magazines in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States, and have ridden the bus as part of Poetry in Transit. She lives on Nexwlélexm/Bowen Island, B.C., the traditional and unceded territory of the Squamish people.



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