Susan Rich

Susan Rich earned a BA in creative writing from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and an MA in international and comparative education from Harvard University.

Rich is the author five poetry collections, including Gallery of Postcards and Maps: New & Selected Poems (Salmon Poetry, 2022); Cloud Pharmacy (White Pine Press, 2014); The Alchemist’s Kitchen (White Pine Press 2010), which was a finalist for both the Forward Prize and the Washington State Book Award; and The Cartographer’s Tongue / Poems of the World (White Pine Press, 2000) which won the PEN USA Award for Poetry and the Peace Corps Writers Book Award.

Rich teaches at Highline College and lives in Seattle.