Suzanne Parker

New York, United States

Member Since: 09/01/2012

Suzanne Parker is a winner of the Kinereth Gensler Book Award; her collection of poetry, Viral, will be published by Alice James Books in Sept. 2013.  A sequence of poems from the book that were published in Hunger Mountain has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.   Her poetry has also appeared in Drunken Boat, Barrow Street, Cimarron Review, Rattapallax, and numerous other journals.  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 a poetry editor at MEAD: A Magazine of Literature and Libations. She directs the creative writing program at Brookdale Community College in NJ.



  • Kinereth Gensler Book Award, Alice James Books(2011)


  • Director, Creative Writing Program at Brookdale Community College, NJ

Genres of Interest

Creative nonfiction, Poetry