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Suzanne Lummis has poems in Ploughshares, Spillway, The Antioch Review, The American Journal of Poetry, Hotel Amerika, Plume, The New Yorker, and three Knopf “Everyman’s Library Pocket Poets” anthologies: Poems of the American West, Killer Verse, and Monster Verse. Her last collection, Open 24 Hours, received the Blue Lynx Poetry Prize and was published by Lynx House Press. Her essays and commentary on the poem noir have been quoted by noir scholars including the Polish writer and literary critic Wiktoria Klera in her essay “Noir Poetry,” and by David Lehman in his forthcoming book on the subject. She teaches poetry through the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program. produces her YouTube series exploring contemporary poetry and classic film noir, They Write by Night.