About Suzanne :

Suzanne Mercury is a poet, impassioned flânuese, gardener, lucid dreamer, and visual artist  who creates mixed-media assemblages using found objects, old book pages, LED lights, glass, gold, tree branches, and all manner of natural materials.

Suzanne attended Smith College and received her MFA in Creative Writing at Syracuse University. She has also studied visual art at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts, and landscape history at the Landscape Institute at The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University.

Suzanne as Statue of Liberty being waterboardedShe has published her poetry and art work in a variety of places including SpoKe, Truck, Summer Stock, Throg Sludge, Sonora Review, and Hayden’s Ferry Review, as well as in anthologies Let the Bucket Down and The Wisdoms of the Universes in a Single String of Letters.

She publishes tiny limited editions books and inventions through Jewelweed Press including two pwoermd collections, Meteor’gami and Silenchanté and has shown her work and given readings and performances in a variety of venues in Cambridge, Brooklyn, Boston, and Istanbul. Her collection of visual poems, sassafracas (Xerolage 69), is published by Xexoxial Editions.