Sue Ellen Thompson

Sue Ellen Thompson is the author of The Leaving: New & Selected Poems and The Golden Hour, both published by Autumn House; she is also the editor of The Autumn House Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry, First Edition. Her work has been included in the Best American Poetry series and recently won a Pushcart Prize. She has been a Robert Frost Fellow at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Visiting Writer at Central Connecticut State University, and Poet-in-Residence at SUNY Binghamton and at The Frost Place in Franconia, New Hampshire. In 2010 she received the Maryland Author Award from the Maryland Library Association. Her poems have reached a national audience through Garrison Keillor’s radio show, The Writer’s Almanac and Ted Kooser’s newspaper column American Life in Poetry. Her fifth and most recent book of poetry is They (2014).

Sue Ellen Thompson's Autumn House Books

The Golden Hour

The Leaving: New and Selected Poems