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Susan M. Sanders


  • Extensive teaching experience in higher education both on-ground and online.
  • Served as an assistant editor for Clear River Review, Green Mountains Review, and Thin Air.
  • Free-lance writer for Flagstaff- LIVE!
  • Published poet and writer.


  • M.A. English/Creative Writing 
    ■ Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, AZ
    ■ Charles Dunson Scholarship, English Department. Summa cum laude
  • B.A. Liberal Arts/Creative Writing 
    ■ Northern Vermont University Johnson, VT. Cum laude
  • Faculty Staff Scholarship 


  • English Instructor:  Community College of Vermont Ground classes & Online Division.
    2007-present ■ Dimensions of Learning, Creative Writing: Poetry, Intro to Research Methods, English Composition, Intro to College Studies, Foundations of Reading & Writing.
  • English Instructor: Northern Vermont University-Johnson  Online Division Johnson, VT
    2019- present ■ Intro to Creative Writing.
  • English Instructor: Online Division Southern New Hampshire University Manchester, NH
    2016-present ■ Intro to Creative Writing, & Poetry Writing Workshop.
  • ESOL Teacher & Tutor: Northeast Kingdom Learning Services. Newport, VT
    2018-2020 ■ Developed individual learning plans for beginner, intermediate and advanced ESOL classes.
  • Assessment Specialist:   Vermont Adult Learning St. Johnsbury, VT
    2007-2010 ■ Responsible for registration, guidance & coaching, student portfolios, review of final project. Networking with community partners for outreach purpose.