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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Suzanne Buffam  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Poetry

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1972 in Montreal, Canada

-- Suzanne Buffam on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Suzanne was born in Montreal and raised in Vancouver, BC. Suzanne currently live in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Suzanne is the author of two collections of poetry. She earned an MA in English from Concordia University in Montreal, and an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. She currently teaches creative writing at the University of Chicago.


  • Gerald Lampert Award in 2006,
  • Past Imperfect

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    Selected Titles At Your Library

    Past imperfect :
    ISBN: 0887847269. OCLC Number: 57529404

    House of Anansi Press ;. .

    The irrationalist /
    ISBN: 0982237634. OCLC Number: 566239188

    Canarium Books,. .

    A collection of poems by Canadian poet Suzanne Buffam.

    The irrationalist :
    ISBN: 9781770891319. OCLC Number: 1038030998

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