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SUSAN RICH

SUSAN RICH
Susan Rich is the author of four collections of poetry, The Cartographer’s Tongue / Poems of the World, Cures Include Travel, The Alchemist’s Kitchen, and Cloud Pharmacy. She has received awards from PEN USA, The Times Literary Supplement, and Peace Corps Writers. Her fellowships include an Artists Trust Fellowship from Washington State and a Fulbright Fellowship in South Africa. She has worked as a staff person for Amnesty International, an electoral supervisor in Bosnia Herzegovina, and a human rights trainer in Gaza and the West Bank. Rich lived in the Republic of Niger, West Africa as a Peace Corps Volunteer, later moving to South Africa to teach at the University of Cape Town on a Fulbright Fellowship.

Her poems "Tricks a Girl Can Do" and "Cloud Pharmacy" appear, along with a conversation with Poetry Editor Kirun Kapur, in the June 2014 issue of The Drum.

updated: 3 years ago

Audio Stories by SUSAN RICH

two poems