The author is a recently retired psychoanalyst and psychotherapist. She is the author of After the Firestorm and Preserve, both collections of poetry, and of The Captive Muse: On Creativity and Its Inhibition. Her poems appear in New England Review, Beloit Poetry Journal and in several other journals and a number of anthologies. Her poems have been featured on American Life in Poetry, Poetry Daily, and The Poetry Foundation's Poem of the Day. She is on the faculty of the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis where she started and chairs the series called Poetry and Psychoanalysis.
Susan Kolodny is available to do poetry readings as well as talks and workshops on creativity and what gets in its way. She has lectured and conducted workshops on this subject nationally and it is the subject of her book, The Captive Muse: On Creativity and Its Inhibition (PsychoSocial Press, 2000).
You are welcome to contact the author through the contact page on this site.
She would be pleased to hear from you.