Susan Paddon was born and grew up in St. Thomas, Ontario, attended McGill and Concordia in Montreal, and lived overseas in Paris and London before settling in Margaree, Nova Scotia. Her poems have appeared in Arc, CV2, The Antigonish Review and Geist.
Interviews & Articles
A group of writers finds creative inspiration and community spirit in a remote Cape Breton village
June 8, 2016
12 or 20 (second series) questions with Susan Paddon
April 18, 2015
Margaree poet Susan Paddon releases first book
by Rebecca Silver Slayter, September 2014
Susan Paddon – Two Tragedies in 429 Breaths (an interview)
December 9, 2014
The Proust Questionnaire, with Susan Paddon
September 24, 2014
Books from Other Publishers
No books from other publishers found.
Through the questions posed to them, many Brick Books authors have taken the time to provide insights into such things as their writing process, experience as poets, reflections on poems among many other things.
Insights from Susan Paddon can be found here.
- Author Questionnaire
- Writing exercises – please share some of your favourite writing exercises – things you do to limber up or exercises you use with workshops.
- Reflections on the genesis of one of your own poems
- Discuss your career as a writer: what your apprenticeship entailed, how you got to where you are.
- A poet’s statement on some aspect of craft (that is, not a discussion of, say, metaphor in poem x, but a general discussion of metaphor in your or others’ poetry).