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Susan L. Leary is a poet and lecturer in English Composition at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, FL, where she lives with her husband, Sean, and their happy pup, Mayah. Her poetry has been published in such places as Whale Road Review, The 2River View, Gone Lawn, Heavy Feather Review, Posit, Into the Void, The Christian Century, Pretty Owl Poetry, Arcturus (Chicago Review of Books), and After the Pause. She has been nominated for both the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net Anthology, and is the author of Contraband Paradise, forthcoming from Main Street Rag in February 2021, as well as the chapbook, This Girl, Your Disciple (Finishing Line Press 2019), which was a finalist for The Heartland Review Press Chapbook Prize and a semi-finalist for the Elyse Wolf Prize. She grew up in Orange County, CA and holds a BA and an MA in English Literature, both from the University of Miami.