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Featured Poet/Writer of Issue # 7

        Susan Sherman


Poet, playwright, essayist, founding editor of IKON magazine. Thirteen plays produced off-off Broadway, including adaptation of Cuban playwright Pepe Carril's, Shango de Ima (Doubleday, 1971). Seven collections of poetry; a memoir, America's Child: A Woman's Journey through the Radical Sixties (Curbstone Press, 2007); short fiction, Nirvana on Ninth Street (Wings Press, 2014); New and selected poems and finalist for Publishing Triangle Audre Lorde award for Lesbian Poetry, The Light that Puts an End to Dreams, (Wings Press, 2012). Writing awards include NYFA and CAPS fellowships, Puffin Foundation Grant. Currently working on Miriam's America: A Biographical Fiction .

First and Last Poems, There Was a Woman Once, It Is Raining, A Fare/Well Present, Here's a Poem were published in The Light That Brings An End to Dreams (Wings Press, 2012). The other poems are unpublished.

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