From the author's Memo to the Reader : if you open this book and expect to / kw me you will find both truth // and lie all poets lie and lay and have / lain so discover inside what's mad // or curious yet beware ye who enter / for you may see yourself herein
SUSAN TERRIS'S poetry books include Ghost of Yesterday: New & Selected Poems, The Homelessness of Self, Contrariwise, Natural Defenses, Fire is Favorable to the Dreamer, Poetic License, and Eye of the Holocaust. Her work has appeared in many publications including Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, The Iowa Review, FIELD, The Journal, Prairie Schooner, The Southern Review, Volt, and Ploughshares. For seven years, with CB Follett, she edited RUNES, A Review Of Poetry. She is now editor of Spillway and a poetry editor for Pedestal Magazine and In Posse Review. She had a poem from FIELD published in Pushcart Prize XXXI.