About the Author

Born in Rochester, NY, Susan Dworski Nusbaum received her BA from Smith College and her law degree from the University of Buffalo Law School. She lives in Buffalo NY where she has worked as a teacher, arts administrator, and most recently as a criminal prosecutor. Her poetry collection, “What We Take With Us” was released by Coffeetown Press in 2014.

Her work has appeared in numerous publications including The Connecticut Review, Poetry East, Nimrod International Journal, Chautauqua Literary Journal, Chautauqua, Harpur Palate, Wisconsin Review, The Sow’s Ear, Earth’s Daughters, and A Celebration of Western New York Poets, (2014).

Her second poetry collection, “Open Wide, the Eye”, will be released June 1, 2016. (Coffetown Press)

A participant in the Chautauqua Institution Writers’ Festivals and Chautauqua Writers’ Center poetry workshops, she has served on the Board of the Chautauqua Literary Arts Friends.