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|Suzette Bishop is a teacher at Texas A & M
in Laredo. She received a doctorate of
arts in creative writing from the State University of New York at Albany, a master of fine
arts in creative writing from the University of Virginia, and a bachelor of arts from Oberlin
College. She received an Honorable Mention from the Academy of American Poets, and an
Oberlin fellowship for women writers. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals
and anthologies, and have been nominated for the AWP Intro Journals Project and the Pushcart
Prize. She has given local poetry readings as well as readings at the New York State Women's
Studies Conference and the South Central Modern Language
Association Conference. She has also assisted at a Texas prison in submitting students' work
for publication, and given creative writing workshops for senior citizens, homeless
teenagers and children in an after-school arts program.
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