"Millar DuMars walks the tightrope strung between the House of Mirth and the Temple of Poetry - and gets it right."
Susan Millar DuMars was born in Philadelphia in 1966. Her debut poetry collection, Big Pink Umbrella, was published by Salmon Poetry in 2008. Her work will also feature in The Best of Irish Poetry 2010 and a forthcoming Dedalus anthology of immigrant poetry written in Ireland. A fiction writer as well, she published a collection of short stories, American Girls, with Lapwing in 2007, and is at work on a further story collection. Susan has been the recipient of an Arts Council Literature Bursary. She lives in Galway, where she works as a creative writing teacher. Susan and her husband have run the Over the Edge readings series since 2003.