Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Poetry Born: in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionHahn was born in Chicago by the name of Susan Firestone. She attended Highland Park High School and received her B. A. and M. A. in psychology from Northwestern University. She currently resides in Winnetka.
Biographical and Professional InformationSusan Hahn an award-winning poet, playwright and novelist. As a licensed group therapist at the Woodlawn Metal Health Center, she began incorporating writing and art into her therapy; and began to write her own work submitting her first poems to Poetry magazine. In 1997 she became Editor of Northwestern's award-winning TriQuarterly literary magazine and remained there until 2010. She was also co-founder and co-editor of TriQuarterly 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.In 2013-2014 she was the inaugural Writer-in-Residence at the Ernest Hemingway Foundation.
*''Confession'', University of Chicago Press, 1997 *''Harriet Rubin`s Mother`s Wooden Hand'', University of Chicago Press, 1991 *''Holiday'', University Of Chicago Press, 2001 *''Incontinence'', University of Chicago Press, 1993 *''Losing Beck: A Triptych'', Red Hen Press, 2018 *''Mother in Summer'', Triquarterly, 2002 *''Self/Pity'', Northwestern University Press, 2005 *''The Note She Left'', Northwestern University Press, 2008 *''The Scarlet Ibis'', Northwestern University Press, 2007 *''The Six Granddaughters of Cecil Slaughter'', Fifth Star Press, 2012