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Susan Alexander

Photo: Michael O'Shea 2017

Susan Alexander is author of The Dance Floor Tilts, a collection of poems published by Thistledown Press, October 2017. She is the recipient of the 2017 prize for the Whistler Poet’s Pause Competition, the 2016 Short Grain poetry prize and the 2015 Vancouver Writers’ Festival Contest. Her work has appeared in magazines including Arc, CV2, Grain, SubTerrain, Room, In/Words, The Antigonish Review and PRISM International. Her poems have been described “fearless in their plainspoken utterance of truth in all its piercing beauty, passion and search for redemption.”


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The Dance Floor Tilts. Thistledown Press, 2017


Short Grain Prize for "Matryoska,Nesting Doll" for Grain Magazine, 2016
Vancouver WritersFest Poetry Prize for "Making Beds with Cordelia at the Avalon Motel in Osoyoos, B.C.: Summer 1973" for SubTerrain Magazine, 2015
Whistler Poet's Pause Competition for "Sword Ferns in Spring" for Alta Lake Park, Whistler, B.C., 2017
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