Poetry offers us the capacity to carry in us and express the contradictory impulses that make us human.

—Kwame Dawes, Academy of American Poets Chancellor (2018- )
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Mary Sutton

Mary Sutton earned a BA in Comparative Literature from Smith College and an MA in British and American Studies from the University of Bamberg and the University of Paris (formerly, Paris Diderot), where she was an ERASMUS Joint Degree student. Before joining the Academy, Mary was public humanities fellow at Library of America, where she worked with Kevin Young on African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle and Song and the book’s companion website. Mary is currently also poetry editor at West Trade Review.

Mary Sutton