One of the last payphones in NYC in the Oyster Bar's ladies' room.

One of the last payphones in NYC in the Oyster Bar's ladies' room.

Suzanne Parker is a winner of the Kinereth Gensler Book Award; her collection of poetry, Viral, was published by Alice James Books in Sept. 2013.  A sequence of poems from the book were published in Hunger Mountain and were nominated for a Pushcart Prize. 

Viral was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in Poetry and was also included on the American Library Association's Rainbow List of recommended books of 2013.

Her poetry has appeared in Drunken Boat,  Hunger Mountain, Barrow Street, Cimarron Review, Rattapallax, and numerous other journals, and she is a winner of the Alice M. Sellars Award from the Academy of American Poets and was a Poetry Fellow at the Prague Summer Seminars. 

Suzanne’s creative non-fiction is published in the travel anthology Something to Declare:  Good Lesbian Travel Writing by the Univ. of Wisconsin Press. Suzanne is the managing editor at MEAD: A Magazine of Literature and Libations. www.meadmagazine.org

 

Cover graphic designed by Mary Austin Speaker.