Susan Blair


County: Chelan County

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Awards

Grants for Artist Projects (GAP) 2023
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About

Susan Blair is a poet, writer and arts event organizer in Wenatchee, Washington. She is the author of the full-length poetry collection A Howling (Press53 2023) and the chapbook What Remains of a Life (Finishing Line Press 2018). Her poems have appeared in Spank the Carp, San Pedro River Review, Spillway 29, From Whispers to Roars and others. She founded and is Editor of The Shrub-Steppe Poetry Journal, an annual anthology for the poets of Central Washington. She has written a series of Perri the Poetry Fairy Presents Poems for Kids, which she presents to elementary school-aged children while in costume. Monthly, she writes the “Poetry Matters” column for The Good Life magazine, which serves Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan Counties in Washington, and she hosts the monthly “Third Thursday Poets” open mic. Susan earned a BA in German and Russian from Middlebury College.