Susan Christine Waters has an advanced degree from the writing program at George Mason University. She has been professor of English at New Mexico Junior College for nearly fifteen years, teaching composition, literature survey courses, and a class about the Wild West.
Susan started out as a journalist covering hard news in upstate New York and for thirteen years was a magazine writer/editor at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science of William and Mary.
Her publishing credits are extensive, ranging from the Washington Post and the Baltimore Sun to the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and the U.S. House of Representatives. Susan has won six prizes in poetry, including the Mary Roberts Reinhart Prize at George Mason University. She has been nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize in Poetry. Heat Lightning, 2017.