Wood, Susan

Susan Wood’s fourth book of poetry, The Book of Ten (Pittsburgh, 2011), was recently published. Campo Santo (LSU, 1991) won the Lamont Prize of the Academy of American Poets and the Natalie Ornish Prize of the Texas Institute of Letters, and Asunder (Penguin, 2001) was a National Poetry Series selection and recipient of the Best Book of Poetry Award from the Texas Institute of Letters. A former Guggenheim and NEA fellow, her poems have been awarded a James Dickey Prize in Poetry, selected for a Pushcart Prize and included in The Best American Poetry (Scribner), 2000 and 2006. She is the Gladys Louise Fox Professor of English at Rice University. [bio updated 2011]