Susan Hawthorne

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Gender FEMALE
Introduction Poet, aerialist, publisher and academic. Author eight books of poetry, a verse novel, a novel, and three non-fiction. Earth's Breath (2009) was shortlisted for 2010 Judith Wright Poetry Award. In 2011 I published the collection, Cow which started on SusansCowBlog in 2009. Cow was Shortlisted for the 2012 Kenneth Slessor Award in the NSW Premier's Awards and was a Finalist in the 2012 Audre Lorde Lesbian Poetry Award in the USA. Also published in 2011 was my chapbook, Valence: Considering War through Poetry and Theory. In 2013, I published a verse novella, Limen. Other books include Wild Politics: Feminism, globalisation and bio/diversity (2002) and the anthology September 11, 2001: Feminist Perspectives (2002). My two most recent books are Lupa and Lamb (poetry 2014) and Bibliodiversity: A Manifesto for Independent Publishing which has been translated into Arabic and French with several other languages to follow. You can find my other books at Spinifex Press in both print and eBook formats. Go to: http://www.spinifexpress.com.au
Interests Ancient languages such as Sanskrit Ancient Greek and Latin, poetry, animals, ecology, aerials
Favorite Music cello including Jami Sieber, Zoë Keating and Jaqueline du Pre
Favorite Books Helen in Egypt by HD, The Waves by Virginia Woolf, The Guérillières by Monique Wittig, Economy of the Unlost by Anne Carson - and more