About the Author

Susan Carol Hauser is a writer of poetry and creative nonfiction. Her books include Outside after Dark: New and Selected Poems; You Can Write a Memoir; Wild Rice Cooking; A Maple Syrup Memoir with Instructions; and Meant to Be Read Out Loud. Her newest work is an essay collection, The Marriage Bed. She has received a 2010 McKnight Artist Fellowship, the Loft Award in Poetry, and a Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant.