Paige Sullivan

Photo credit:  Figure & Ground

Photo credit: Figure & Ground

Paige Sullivan was born, raised, and educated in Georgia. She completed her B.A. at Agnes Scott College and went on to earn her M.F.A. in creative writing at Georgia State University, after completing a thesis under the direction of poet David Bottoms. While at Georgia State, she served as an assistant editor at Five Points, then as the poetry editor of New South. She has received support from the Kentucky Women Writers Conference, the Tin House Winter Workshop, and the Poetry Foundation 's Poetry Incubator. In addition to essays, articles, and book reviews, her poetry has been published in journals such as Arts & Letters, Ninth Letter, American Literary Review, and Tampa Review. Her work was recently nominated for Best New Poets 2018, and her chapbook manuscript APPETITE was a finalist for the 2018 Rabbit Catastrophe Press “Girls Like Us” Chapbook Contest. Poems from a collaborative chapbook project, DUETS, co-authored with the poet Andrea Rogers, were published in THEY SAID: A Multi-Genre Anthology of Contemporary Collaborative Writing (Black Lawrence Press, 2018). When not at her day job as a marketing professional in the nonprofit world, she is working on publishing her first full-length manuscript, CLOSE ENOUGH TO BURN, as well as generating her second manuscript, TREELESS HEIGHTS. She lives with her husband and two cats in Atlanta.