Susan O’Dell Underwood

Susan O’Dell Underwood directs the creative writing program at Carson-Newman University in East Tennessee, where her and her husband recently began Sapling Grove Press, a press devoted to the work of underserved Appalachian writers and artists.

Besides two chapbooks, she has a full-length book forthcoming with Iris Press; and her poems, essays, and short fiction can be found in a variety of journals and anthologies, including Oxford American, Rock & Sling, Crab Orchard Review, Bellevue Literary Review, and the Southern Poetry Anthology: Tennessee.