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Suzanne Scanlon

Artist in Residence

M.F.A. Northwestern University
M.A. Northwestern University


Suzanne Scanlon is the author of the memoir Committed, forthcoming from Vintage / Anchor Books in Spring 2024. She is also the author of two works of fiction, Promising Young Women (Dorothy, 2012) and Her 37th Year, An Index (Noemi, 2015). Her writing has appeared in Granta, BOMB, Fence, The Iowa Review, Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading, Los Angeles Review of Books, The Millions, and elsewhere. Scanlon has a BA from Barnard College and both an MFA and an MA from Northwestern University.


Committed: On Meaning and Madwomen
Vintage/Anchor Books (April 16, 2024)
Her 37th Year, An Index
Noemi Press (March 15, 2015)
Promising Young Women
Dorothy, a publishing project (October 1, 2012)