"Suzanne Mercury is a poet who also works in visual and haptic poetic mediums using found objects, old book pages, LED lights, glass, gold, tree branches, and all manner of natural materials, combining the visual and physical with her written work. She has published a collection of photographs of experimental haptic poems etched in dichroic glass, sassafracas (Xerolage 69), with Xexoxial Editions—their first ever full-color Xerolage.
She has published her work in a variety of places including SpoKe, Truck, Summer Stock, Bombay Gin, Sonora Review, and Hayden’s Ferry Review, as well as in anthologies Let the Bucket Down and The Wisdoms of the Universes in a Single String of Letters. She has also exhibited work and given readings and performances in a wide variety of venues in Cambridge, Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Amherst, Boston, Boulder, London, and Istanbul.
She lives in Boston, where she serves as contributing editor for The Lily Review, co-organizes the yearly Boston Poetry Marathon, builds sustainable gardens, pursues an obsession with honeybees, and does what she can to honor and care for the planet."