Susan J. Atkinson

Susan J. Atkinson’s poems have won a number of awards, most recently contest winner in North Grenville’s 2022 Poetry Contest, first prize in the 2019 National Capital Writers Contest and Notable Mention in The New Quarterly’s 2020 Nick Blatchford Occasional Verse. She has new work in Grain Magazine and The Queen’s Quarterly. Her first full-length collection, The Marta Poems was published by Silver Bow Publishing in 2020 and her chapbook The Birthday Party, The Mariachi Player and The Tourist was released in 2021 by Catkin Press. Visit for more information

Visiting My Mother
published in August 2022
This Moon
published in September 2021
Things that never come back
published in November 2019
published in August 2018
Blackbird Singing
published in October 2014
after you
published in May 2010