Susannah Nevison is the author of Lethal Theater (forthcoming from Ohio State University Press, 2019), the recipient of the Charles B. Wheeler Poetry Prize from OSU/The Journal, and Teratology (Persea Books, 2015), the recipient of the 2014 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize. Her honors include the 2014 Patricia Aakhus Prize from Southern Indiana Review, the 2013 American Literary Review Poetry Prize, an Academy of American Poets / Larry Levis Prize, and recent Pushcart Prize nominations in both poetry and nonfiction. Her poems, criticism, and essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Crazyhorse, Pleiades, The National Poetry Review, and elsewhere. She holds degrees from the University of Southern California and Columbia University, and is completing a doctorate at the University of Utah. Beginning fall 2018, she will be joining Sweet Briar College as a Visiting Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing.