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Susan Moorhead

Susan Moorhead 2017Susan Moorhead writes poetry and stories and works as a children's librarian in New York. She's happy to have managed to always be surrounded by books.

Her work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, and been nominated three times for a Pushcart prize. Her chapbook, The Night Ghost, was published with Finishing Line Press. Recent work includes a short story in The Westchester Review, poems in Heartwood, Woman Around Town, Breadcrumbs, and Poems-for-All.  


Susan's microchap & selected poem are available below. 

Origami Microchap

Selected Poem(s)

Notes for the Journey



Susan Moorhead CVR Notes for the Journey 

Cover art by Lauri Burke 




On these darkling nights
five hundred years or longer,
ceilings give way to the dark
brushwork of firs, a glimpse
of star-flecked sky. Earlier
I thought, I have not participated
enough in this world.

Susan Moorhead © 2017