Suzanne Burns

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Born
in Honolulu, The United States
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Influences
Shirley Jackson, Ray Bradbury, Kafka, Salinger

Member Since
May 2016


I am an author from Central Oregon. After focusing on poetry for several years, which culminated in the publication of two full-length collections, Blight (Archer Books) and The Flesh Procession (Bleak House Books) I am now working on fiction. Future Tense Books released a two-story flipbook this year called Double Header. In June of 2009, Dzanc Books published my short story collection, Misfits and Other Heroes.


Advanced Praise for Misfits and Other Heroes:


"This is no ordinary collection. In Misfits and Other Heroes Burns writes of disproportion, excess, reinvention, and lack as a means of magnifying outward physical irregularities to better reveal the inner irregularities of her characters. Burns is unafraid to explore the dark territory o
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Average rating: 4.03 · 258 ratings · 43 reviews · 26 distinct worksSimilar authors
Misfits and Other Heroes

4.06 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 2009 — 8 editions
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The Veneration of Monsters

3.45 avg rating — 20 ratings
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The Paris Poems

3.89 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Double Header

4.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2008
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The Widow

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2010
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Love Songs for Las Vegas

4.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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Siblings

4.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2014
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Boys

4.25 avg rating — 4 ratings
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The Flesh Procession

3.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2005
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Ghost Wife

3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2012
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