Suzanne Buffam is a Canadian poet, author of three collections of poetry. Her first, Past Imperfect (House of Anansi Press, 2005), won the Gerald Lampert Award in 2006. Her second, The Irrationalist (Carnarium Books, 2010), was shortlisted for the 2011 Griffin Poetry Prize. Her third, A Pillow Book, was published in 2016. Her poems have been published in literary journals and magazines including Poetry, Jubilat, A Public Space, Denver Quarterly, Colorado Review, Books in Canada, and Prairie Schooner; and in anthologies including Breathing Fire: Canada’s New Poets. She earned an MA in English from Concordia University in Montreal, and an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Born in Montreal and raised in Vancouver, B.C., she lives in Chicago. Buffam was a judge for the 2013 Griffin Poetry Prize.
- Griffin Poetry Prize biography of Suzanne Buffam, including video clip
- Poem: "Enough" by Suzanne Buffam > The Poetry Foundation > Poets & Poems
- Poem: "The Trans-Neptunian Object" by Suzanne Buffam > A Public Space > Issue 8/Poetry
- Review: Publishers Weekly > February 22, 2010 > The Irrationalist by Suzanne Buffam
- Review: The Irrationalist by Suzanne Buffam > Reviewed by John Whalen > The Colorado Review
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