Susie Meserve

Writer, mother, and more

 

Little Prayers

Poems by Susie Meserve

“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

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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

National Poetry Month Interview with Me!

This terrific blogger named Jess Witkins interviewed me about my new poetry collection, Little Prayers. There’s a book giveaway, too. Here’s a teaser: Jess: Why do you think poetry is important today?  Me: I think poetry asks us to tap into a different... read more

What the Fork Is For Dinner?

My friend Mattison sent me this video the other day of her parents preparing a feast for Chinese New Year. Immigrants from China via Vietnam, they worked for hours—days—weeks?—preparing the food. The level of food prep is astounding. There are scenes of her mom... read more

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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