Susie Wild is an author of the poetry collections Windfalls and Better Houses, the short story collection The Art of Contraception listed for the Edge Hill Prize, and the novella Arrivals. Her work has recently featured in Carol Ann Duffy’s pandemic project WRITE Where We Are NOW, The Atlanta Review, Ink Sweat & Tears and Poetry Wales.
Wild has listed in the Welshpool Poetry Festival Competition, the Prole Laureate Prize and the Mslexia Women’s Poetry Competition. Born in London, she now lives in Cardiff.
Susie Wild reading with Patrick Jones at a poetry event at the Swansea University Cultural Institute on the 26th January, 2022.
‘Wild comes across as the poetic equivalent of Jean Rhys: wry, arch, a little world-weary but, unlike Rhys, with a sparkling glint of humour… A very affecting collection of poems indeed.’ – Buzz Magazine