Susan Ramsey


Susan Blackwell Ramsey’s work has appeared in journals ranging from Poetry Motel to The Indiana Review, Prairie Schooner and The Southern Review and in such anthologies as The Muse Strikes Back (Storyline Press,) Michigan in Poetry, Poetry in Michigan (New Issues Press) and Saint Peter’s B-List (Ave Maria Press). Her book, A Mind Like This, won the 2011 Prairie Schooner Book Prize. She got her BA from Kalamazoo College and never really got away again, for years teaching spinning, knitting, and creative writing at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. She eventually earned an MFA from and taught at the University of Notre Dame.

Festival Years: 2002, 2014