Suzannah Evans is a poet, creative writing teacher and tutor /mentor based in Sheffield. She is currently director of South Yorkshire Poetry Festival. She also works as a freelance poetry editor and publicist.
Her poetry has been widely published in magazines including Magma, The Rialto, The North, Poetry Review and The London Magazine.
Her pamphlet Confusion Species was a winner in the 2011 Poetry Business Book and Pamphlet Competition, and in 2013 she received the Andrew Waterhouse Award from New Writing North.
She has taught courses for The Poetry School and workshops for Museums Sheffield, Leeds Museums, Hear My Voice Barnsley and at the Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery at Leeds University, as well as workshops in schools. She has also been mentoring poets to develop their work since 2013.
She has been poet-in-residence at Bank Street Arts, with a project focused on the role of poetry in our experience of place. She is currently working on a collection of poems which focus on apocalyptic and futuristic themes.