Susie Meserve

Writer, mother, and more
 

Little Prayers

by Susie Meserve

Winner of the 2018 Blue Light Book Award from Blue Light Press 

“When Robert Frost defined a poem as being a “momentary stay against confusion,” he was referring to poems like those in Susie Meserve’s collection Little Prayers. These are poems of love, loss, and beauty, but more importantly, how these matter in a life where time is fleeting.” — Michelle Bonczek Evory, author of The Art of the Nipple

 

About Me

Hi. I’m Susie Meserve, writer, mother, and college writing professor. My personal essays—on parenting, anxiety, infertility, and other realities of modern adulthood—appear in Elle, Salon, The New York Times Well Family blog, Offbeat Families, and the book anthology Show Me All Your Scars: True Stories of Overcoming Mental Illness.

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More Than a Mother: On my Blog

High, Low, Buffalo: Surviving The Spring of the Virus

High, Low, Buffalo: Surviving The Spring of the Virus

We made it through two weeks of homeschooling, two weeks of working from home with two kids around, two weeks of The Spring of the Virus. Even if the Shelter in Place order lasts into summer, into fall—God forbid—it will be springtime in my mind when my future wise...

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The Best Summer Yet

The Best Summer Yet

[ASIDE: Reader, I'm not happy with the aesthetics of my blog posts. I tried to make the font larger for better readability, but then things looked even more catty-wonkus. If there are any Wordpress mavens out there, please drop me a line, yo?] At the end of last...

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Finale, Vegetarian Dinners That Don’t Suck: Summer Pasta

Finale, Vegetarian Dinners That Don’t Suck: Summer Pasta

Didja notice I skipped a week of Vegetarian Dinners That Don't Suck? Forgive me. It's summer, and we wrapped up the school year with a two-night camping trip in the Sierra foothills, came home for two nights and went camping again. So last week was a wash. Camping...

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Teaching & Speaking

I teach writing at Academy of Art University in San Francisco, and read and speak regularly around the Bay Area. You can learn more on the Teaching & Speaking page, or contact me using the form below.
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