Suzanne Richardson wanted her students to connect with our environment and community – and what better way to do so than to aimlessly wander? Wandering is a lost art and has consequences both in real-life and throughout literature.
Suzanne Richardson was born and raised in Durham, North Carolina, where she received an alternative education at Carolina Friends School K-12. She then graduated from Bard College in 2005 with a degree in English and Creative Writing. Suzanne earned her MFA in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the University of New Mexico. She currently lives in Utica, New York where she is an Assistant Professor of English at Utica College where she teaches English and creative writing. Suzanne was editor-in-chief of Blue Mesa Review from 2010-2012. Her nonfiction has appeared in New Ohio Review, issue 11, New Haven Review and The Journal. Her poetry has appeared in Blood Orange Review, The Smoking Poet, PANK Magazine, BOOTH, Prick of the Spindle, and Sundog Lit. .