Twitter: Susan Carol Hauser@SCHauserMN
My Kind of River Journey: Seeking Passage on the Mississippi
October 7, 2011 Susan Carol Hauser will read from her new book, My Kind of River Journey: Seeking Passage on the Mississippi at 6 p.m. at theBemidji Community Arts Center. A poet, essayist and freelance writer, Hauser is the author of numerous publications. She has received a 2011 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant in Creative Nonfiction and a 2010 McKnight Artist Fellowship, Loft Award in Poetry. Don't miss her writing workshop in Bemidji on Oct. 8.
October 8, 2011 Writer and author Susan Carol Hauser facilitates What Did I Say? In this 9:00 'til noon workshop, participants will learn ways to read their writing the ways others do, including recognition of values and meanings expressed in the work. The workshop will introduce techniques for discovering both literal and metaphorical meaning in participants' writings. Participants are asked to bring a poetry or prose writing sample of approximately 5 pages to the workshop. For cost, location and further information, contact the BCAC at (218) 444-7570.
Minnesota State Arts Board
2011 Artist Initiative Grant
Creative Nonfiction Project: Essays based on outings in northern Minnesota’s woods and wetlands, including their botanical and cultural history; a merging of my earlier work in natural history and recent work in personal essay. Visit blog
The Marriage Bed: Love divided by death
This Comforts Me
Writer’s Workshop for One -- or More: A guide for emerging and practicing writers
These books have legs!
Wild Rice Cooking (2000) and Sugaring (1997), formerly published by The Lyons Press, will be newly released by Skyhorse Publishing, spring 2014. These books have legs!
Radio Interview, My Kind of River Journey: Seeking Passage on the Mississippi
KAXE Community Radio, February 1, 2012
Press Release--My Kind of River Journey: Seeking Passage on the Mississippi
Center for American Places, Columbia College Chicago
Susan Carol Hauser is an established writer with four natural history books published by The Lyons Press and Falcon Guides (Globe Pequot), a book on memoir writing with Writer’s Digest Books, and seven books with literary presses.
Her book My Kind of River Journey: Seeking Passage on the Mississippi was published in September 2011 by the Center for American Places, Columbia College Chicago.
She has published scholarly articles in Scribner’s American Writers series and her freelance work has been published in The Sun, the Old Farmer’s Almanac and many other magazines and journals.
She was a commentator on National Public Radio’s "Living on Earth" for four years and has been a guest on Garrison Keillor’s "Prairie Home Companion."
2010 McKnight Artist
Fellowship for Writers
$25,000 Loft Award in Poetry
Judge Marilyn Nelson: “I was touched by the generosity of these poems in the sharing of grief and the upward and downward tides of the ongoing cycles of birth, death and the seasons. They deftly elevate the individual facts of the quotidian toward the simplicity of myth.”