blackbirdonline journalFall 2009  Vol. 8  No. 2
Susan Settlemyer Williams

   Contemplating Jailbreak: Reflections on the
          Career of Eleanor Ross Taylor

   Review | Salvinia Molesta, by Victoria Chang

Susan Settlemyre Williams is the author of Ashes in Midair (2008), winner of the 2007 Many Mountains Moving Poetry Book Contest, anda chapbook, Possession (Finishing Line, 2007).  Her poetry has appeared in various journals, including Mississippi Review, diode, 42opus, Sycamore Review, and Shenandoah,and in the anthologies Letters to the World (Red Hen Press, 2007) and Best New Poets 2006 (Samovar Press). She is the book review editor and associate literary editor for Blackbird, as well as a member of the National Book Critics Circle.  end

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