Susan Hankla lives in Richmond, VA. She teaches adult writing classes at the Visual Art Center. Groundhog Poetry Press LLC just published Clinch River, her debut collection of poems. Burning Deck Press published her chapbook, I Am Running Home. Other works are in Gargoyle, Beloit Fiction Journal, Michigan Quarterly Review, Blue Mesa, Artemis, Hollins Critic, Open Places, Southern Poetry Review, Poetry Northwest and the New Virginia Review. Recipient of a Virginia Commission on the Arts Grant for Fiction, and of a fellowship to attend the Frost Place, she has enjoyed being a fellow many times at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and a summer presence at Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA. A graduate of Hollins University, she has an MFA in creative writing from Brown University.
to bleed the meat
in the sleet.