Suzanne Highland is a queer writer from the gulf coast of Florida. She has a BA from Florida State University and an MFA from Hunter College, where she received 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. Suzanne teaches public high school students, works in animal care at a wildlife rehabilitation clinic, and lives in Brooklyn, New York.