Susan has served as the editor of TriQuarterly, a not-for-profit national literary magazine published three times a year at Northwestern University. The magazine was founded in 1958 and features fiction, poetry, literary essays, and graphic art. TriQuarterly is regarded as the preeminent journal of literary fiction in the country. Among the many prestigious awards for her work, Susan has received the Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in Poetry, the Chicago Tribune “Best Book of the Year,” Poetry Magazine’s George Kent Prize, the Illinois Arts Council Fellowship in Poetry, and Pushcart Prizes in Poetry. Some of her most notable works are: Self/Pity, Mother in Summer, Holiday, Confession, Incontinence, Harriet Rubin’s Mother’s Wooden Hand.