Susan Laughter Meyers is the 2012 winner of the Cider Press Review Editor’s Prize for her book My Dear, Dear Stagger Grass (2013). She is the author of Keep and Give Away (University of South Carolina Press, 2006), selected by Terrance Hayes for the South Carolina Poetry Book Prize, sponsored by the SC Poetry Initiative. Keep and Give Away also won the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) Book Award for Poetry and the Brockman-Campbell Book Award. Her chapbook Lessons in Leaving received the 1998 Persephone Press Book Award, judged by Brendan Galvin. Her poetry has also been published in numerous journals, including The Southern Review, Prairie Schooner, Beloit Poetry Journal, Crazyhorse, and jubilat, as well as the online sites Poetry Daily and Verse Daily.