, POET, NEW YORK AND MT TREMPER, NY SUSAN HOOVER received an AA degree from Colby Sawyer College and a BA from the University of Colorado.Before moving to New York, she lived in Boulder and Cambridge, where she was an editor for the literary magazine, Insight.Susan is also a performing musician as well as a guitar teacher with an extensive private practice.She has been on the teaching staff of several New York City music schools, and is currently on the faculty at Mannes College of Music.Over the last 15 years, Susan has worked as a poet-in-residence in more than fifty schools in the greater New York metropolitan area, for Poets in Public Service, Teacher & Writers Collaborative, DIA Foundation, and the Guggenheim Museum.Susan
has given many readings in and around the New York City area and New England, including being a featured reader at the first Woodstock Poetry Festival in August 2001.She was a founding member of The All Right!
Girls, a trio of poets performing poetry in upstate New York, and is nearing completion of a full-length poetry manuscript titled The Mathematics of Disengagement.Her
publications include The net and the Target
(The New School Chapbook series,1995), and work appears in the anthologies As if the World Had Not Known Sorrow (The Poets Press,1986) and Taxi Dancer Anthology (Exotic Beauties Press, 1979).She
has published poems in Poems in Cover Arts New York, University of Colorado Literary Magazine
, EPT, Dark Thirty, Granite, Cold Mountain Review, Isinglass Review, and Poets Press
.Awards include the Blue Quill Award from the Rocky Mountain Writer's Conference