Susan Kan is the founder and former director of Perugia Press. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the Warren Wilson Program for Writers. She has been reading poetry since she could read Dr. Seuss. She spends time fretting about global problems while on long swims, short runs, or while walking her dog in the woods. She also enjoys creative and volunteer projects. As an animal rights activist, she serves on the board of directors for the Catskill Animal Sanctuary.