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Susan Meyers Collection: Biography

Susan Meyers, who currently resides outside of Summerville, South Carolina, grew up in North Carolina and holds an MFA from Queens University in Charlotte. Meyer's poems have appeared in numerous anthologies including American Poetry Journal, Asheville Poetry Review, North Carolina Literary Review, The Southern Review, and Tar River Poetry. She is the author of Lessons in Leaving, a poetry chapbook selected for the 1998 Persephone Press Book Award as well as Keep and Give Away, selected for the inaugural South Carolina Poetry Book Prize and published in 2006 by the University of South Carolina Press. Finally, as a long-time writing instructor, Meyers teaches classes and community programs in the Charleston area of South Carolina.