Susan Barbour is a widely published author whose writing has appeared in The Paris Review, Oxford Poetry, Five Dials, The Oxford Review of English Studies, and The Los Angeles Review of Books, among many other journals. She received a B.A. in English from Dartmouth College, an M.F.A. in Writing from Johns Hopkins, and a PhD in English from Oxford University where she was a Clarendon Scholar and the Somerville College Graduate Scholar in the Humanities. She has been the recipient of many fellowships including awards from The Bogliasco Foundation, The Dora Maar House/Brown Foundation, The Jentel Artist Residency, The Siena Art Institute, The Huntington Library, and The Beinecke Library at Yale.