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Suzanne Edison

b. 1955

Current City, State, Country

Seattle, Washington, USA

Birth City, State, Country

St. Louis, Missouri, USA


Suzanne Edison, MA, MFA. Suzanne writes often, but not exclusively, about the intersection of illness, healing, medicine, and art. Poetry can be found in: Bracken, Whale Road Review, Mom Egg Review, Michigan Quarterly Review; JAMA; HEAL; SWWIM; Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine; and in several anthologies including: Face to Face: Women Writers on Faith, Mysticism and Awakening and The Healing Art of Writing, Volume One. Suzanne is a Hedgebrook 2019 alum and teaches writing workshops through UCSF Chronic Illness Center and at Richard Hugo House in Seattle.

Published Works

Since the House Is Burning (MoonPath Press, 2022)
The Body Lives Its Undoing (Benaroya Research Institute, 2018)
The Moth Eaten World (Finishing Line Press, 2014)

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Video Reading

Current Title

Mental Health Coordinator / Cure JM Foundation


MFA Creative Writing–Lesley University–2016
MA Psychology and Movement Education–Antioch University–1982
BA Psychology and Dance–Antioch University–1976

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