Bio

Su Love is the author of six collections of poetry, some published as Su Smallen, including Buddha, Proof, a Minnesota Book Award finalist and Weight of Light, a Pushcart Press Editors’ Book Award nominee. Her work has been recognized with the Jane Kenyon Poetry Prize and international publications, fellowships, and residencies from, notably, Vermont Studio Center, the Jerome Foundation/Tofte Lake Center, St. Croix Watershed Research Station, the Minnesota State Arts Board, the Unamuno Author Series in Madrid, Spain, and Salmon Literary Centre in County Clare, Ireland. Su was a founding member of Laurel Poetry Collective, a small press that published handsome books and broadsides for ten years. She taught in the graduate creative writing program at Hamline University and has been a visiting artist at several colleges and universities. Su was a professional dancer and choreographer, and her poetry has served as scores for dance and film.