Susan Hahn

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General Information

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Name: Susan Hahn

Pen Name: None

Genre: Poetry

Born: in Chicago, Illinois

Website: N/A


Photo Credit: Jennifer Girard

Illinois Connection

Susan lives in Winnetka.

Biographical and Professional Information

Susan is a poet, playwright and the Editor of Northwestern's award-winning literary magazine - TriQuarterly and Co-Editor of Tri-Quarterly Books.

Her first play, Golf, directed by Ann Filmer, premiered in 2005 at Circle Theatre in Forest Park and her seventh book of poetry, The Scarlet Ibis, was directed by Ann as a verse play in an earlier version in 2007.

Published Works

  • Harriet Rubin`s Mother`s Wooden Hand, University of Chicago Press, 1991
  • Incontinence, University of Chicago Press, 1993
  • Confession, University of Chicago Press, 1997
  • Holiday, University Of Chicago Press, 2001
  • Mother in Summer, Triquarterly, 2002
  • Self Pity, Northwestern University Press, 2005
  • The Scarlet Ibis, Northwestern University Press, 2007
  • The Note She Left, Northwestern University Press, 2008

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Harriet Rubin's Mother's Wooden Hand (Phoenix Poets)

ISBN: 0226313018
Release Date: 1991-06-18

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Holiday (Phoenix Poets)

ISBN: 0226312763
Release Date: 2001-10-01

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The Scarlet Ibis

ISBN: 0810151847
Release Date: 2007-03-21

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ISBN: 0810151650
Release Date: 2005-08-19

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Literary Awards

Susan is the recipient of numerous awards for her poetry, including several Illinois Arts Council Literary Awards, and Illinois Arts Council Fellowship, The George Kent Prize from Poetry magazine, The Society of Midland Authors Award, two Pushcart Prizes and a 2003 Guggenheim Fellowship.

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Susan Hahn on WorldCat

Susan Hahn on Amazon


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