Visiting Writers Series Welcomes Susan Deer Cloud

Noted poet and essayist will read from her award-winning work.




4:50 pm


Art Exhibit Room, Macmillan Hall

This event is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be provided.

General Info

Susan Deer Cloud is a Métis mountain Indian (mainly Mohawk/Blackfoot) from the Catskills. Among other honors, she is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship, two New York State Foundation for the Arts Poetry Fellowships, and a Chenango County Council for the Arts Individual Artist Grant. Her work has been published in myriad literary journals and anthologies; her most recent books are “Braiding Starlight,” “Car Stealer” and “The Last Ceremony.”

As part of her dedication to getting First Nations voices heard, Deer Cloud serves as editor of Native anthology “I Was Indian before Being Indian Was Cool” and the Re-Matriation Chapbook Series of Indigenous Poetry (FootHills Publishing). To learn more, visit Deer Cloud’s website at

The Visiting Writers Series is supported by the New York State Council on the Arts, the Virginia Kent Cummins Writers-in-Residence Fund and the Mildred Walker Fiction-Writer-in-Residence Fund.