Poems

Suzi Q. is currently working on finishing a full-length poetry manuscript, a new online workshop series, and a spoken word album, and your support is invaluable!!
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Links to a few publications:

“We Pay Cash for Houses” (a contrapuntal). Suspect Press. February 2018.

Mixed Taste Series 1-7. Denver Center. August 2017.

“Maybe It’s the End of the World, and Maybe That’s Fine, Maybe That’s Fine.”  Suspect Press. November 2016.

“Sweetback”.  Black Poets Speak Out Anthology, published by No Dear. February 2016.

“On Taking Vows”. La Palabra: The Word is a Woman. January 2014.

“My Father’s Hands”
. Muzzle Magazine. November 2013.

“The Rendering”. Denver Syntax. 

 

BOOKS ARE SOLD OUT. STAY TUNED FOR NEW WORK IN 2018.

Thirteen Descansos is a collection of poems by Suzi Q. Smith that is available from Penmanship Books.  Inspired by a writing prompt from the incomparable Patricia Smith, the poems explore the carving out of an identity during the first thirteen years of life.

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