Construction Literary Magazine

Fall 2020

Susan Carol Hauser

Susan Carol Hauser has received a 2011 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant in Creative Nonfiction ($10,000) and 2010 McKnight Artist Fellowship, Loft Award in Poetry ($25,000). Her publications include My Kind of River Journey: Seeking Passage on the Mississippi, forthcoming fall 2011; Outside after Dark: New and Selected Poems; and natural history books. Her newest work is an essay collection, The Marriage Bed: Love divided by death, the heart peeled back, the comfort and hope of true feelings embraced, with diversions into humor, nature, philosophy, physics, teaching, writing and ice skating. She can be found online at