Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee
Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, Susan Finch holds an MFA in fiction from Indiana University and a PhD in creative writing from Florida State University. Her work has appeared in Apalachee Review, The Fourth River, The Louisville Review, and The Portland Review. She lives with her husband and their son in Grand Junction, Colorado, where she teaches literature and creative writing at Colorado Mesa University.
- Ross Lockridge, Jr. Award in Creative Writing, Indiana University, 2004.
- Elected Student Representative, Creative Writing Program Committee, Indiana University, 2003-04
- W103 AI Consultant, Indiana University, 2003.
- Fiction Editor, Indiana Review, 2002-03
- Jean Shepherd Literary Award, Indiana University, 2003.
- Patrick O'Meara Merit Award and Will Hays Memorial Award
- National Society of Arts and Letters (Bloomington chapter), 2003