Susan Edwards Richmond's most recent poetry chapbook, Increase (FootHills Publishing, 2010) is inspired by the journals of the Harvard Shaker Community and her year as poet-in-residence at the Fruitlands Museum. Her previous collections are Purgatory Chasm and Boto (Adastra Press, 2007; 2002) and Birding in Winter (Finishing Line Press, 2006). Susan's poems have appeared in Appalachia, Blueline, Green Mountains Review, The Iowa Review, Perihelion, Poetry East, Sanctuary: The Journal of the Massachusetts Audubon Society, and The Seattle Review. Her work is also included in a number of anthologies including The Dire Elegies: 59 Poets on Endangered Species of North America (FootHills Publishing, 2006), Runes: A Review of Poetry: Hearth (Arctos Press: 2007), and Where the Road Begins (COOL, Inc., 2007) .
Susan taught for several years at the Shirley Medium Correctional Facility and is currently on the faculty at Clark University. She has also taught writing at The American School in Switzerland, the University of California, Davis, Emerson College, and Boston University. She is a founding editor of Wild Apples: a journal of nature, art, and inquiry.