Suzanne O’Connell is a poet living in Los Angeles. Her recently published work can be found in North American Review, Poet Lore, The Menacing Hedge, Steam Ticket, American Chordata, Alembic, Courtship of Winds, Slab, and Forge. O’Connell was nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize. Her first poetry collection, “A Prayer For Torn Stockings,” was published by Garden Oak Press in 2016 and her new poetry collection, “What Luck” was published in March, 2019. Her poem “Crying is Expected in a Therapy Office” has earned Honorable Mention in the 2018 Steve Kowit Poetry Prize and will be published in the 2019 San Diego Poetry Annual.