About

Suzanne Frischkorn is the the author of seven poetry collections; two full-length books, Girl on a Bridge (2010) and Lit Windowpane (2008) both from MSRP, and five chapbooks, American Flamingo (2008), Spring Tide (2005), Red Paper Flower (2004), Exhale (2000) and The Tactile Sense (1996).

Her current book manuscript was a finalist for the 2020 Colorado Poetry Prize, and an earlier draft was a finalist for the New American Press Poetry Prize.

Her poems have appeared in Copper NickelDiode, Ecotone, Indiana Review, North American Review, Verse Daily, Conversation Pieces: Poems That Talk to Other Poems, part of the Everyman’s Library Pocket Poet Series (Knopf), and elsewhere.

New poems appear, or are forthcoming in COUNTERCLOCK – OUTBREAK: Poets Respond to COVID-19, Glint Literary JournalHouse Mountain Review, Juked, Ms. Magazine, The Los Angeles Review, The Night Heron Barks, PANK Magazine Latinx Lit Celebration, Pine Hills Review, SWWIM, The Shore, the anthology Dear America: Letters of Hope, Habitat, Defiance, and Democracy (Trinity University Press, 2020), and NPR’s Poetry Moment podcast.

She serves on the Terrain.org Editorial Board. She has also served as assistant editor for Anti-, associate editor for Samsära Quarterly; and guest editor for The Melic Review and LOCUSPOINT: New Haven. 

She is the recipient of The Writer’s Center Emerging Writers Fellowship for her book Lit Windowpane, the Aldrich Poetry Award for her chapbook Spring Tide, selected by Mary Oliver, and an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism.