Suzanne Highland is a queer writer and educator from Sarasota, Florida. She has a BA in English from Florida State University and an MFA in Poetry from Hunter College, where she was one of the recipients of the Miriam Weinberg Richter Award for Conspicuous Ability in English in 2016. Suzanne has also received support from the 92nd Street Y, Sundress Academy for the Arts, Vermont Studio Center, and Brooklyn Poets, where she was a fellow in the summer of 2018. In 2019, she was a semifinalist for the Submerging Writers Fellowship from Fear No Lit. She teaches writing to public high school students and lives in Brooklyn, New York.