Sussy Santana

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About me

Gender Female
Industry Arts
Occupation Poet
Location United States
Introduction Sussy Santana is a poet, performer, and cultural organizer using writing as a tool for healing. Her work explores the bi-cultural and bilingual experience through text and performance. Santana is the author of Pelo Bueno y otros poemas (2010), RADIO ESL a poetry cd (2012), and the chapbook Poemas Dom├ęsticos (2018). Her poems have been featured in various anthologies and magazines. Santana is a 2015 MacColl Johnson Fellowship recipient, the first Latina writer to win the distinction. In February, 2020 she was selected by The City of Providence and the Department of Arts, Culture & Tourism as one of five artist to participate in the Creative Community Health Worker Fellowship, a new pilot training in Artist Facilitation and Community Health Work. She currently works at the intersection of arts & health in the Providence Healthy Communities Office.