About the Instructor
Susan Hankla is a poet and short story writer living in Richmond, VA. She teaches writing classes at the Visual Art Center, serving the adult education community. She is also an exhibiting visual artist. Her first full-length collection of poems will be published by Groundhog Press, a new poetry imprint. Other works have been published in Gargoyle, Beloit Fiction Journal, Michigan Quarterly Review, Open Places, Southern Poetry Review, Poetry Northwest, Hollins Critic and the New Virginia Review. She is a recipient of a Virginia Commission on the Arts Grant for Fiction, a fellowship to attend the Frost Place, and a fellow at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She is a graduate of Hollins University, and Brown University.