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.
She publishes tiny limited edition books through Jewelweed Press, including her two pwoermds collections, Meteor’gami and Silenchanté. Her collection of visual glass poetry, sassafracas (Xerolage 69), is published by Xexoxial Editions.
She 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 the anthologies Let the Bucket Down and The Wisdoms of the Universes in a Single String of Letters. She has shown her work and given readings and performances in Cambridge, Brooklyn, Boston, and Istanbul.
She received her MFA in creative writing at Syracuse University, and has 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.