Susan Wheeler is the author of several books of poetry, including Bag 'o' Diamonds, which was chosen by James Tate to receive the Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America. Her other collections are Smokes, Source Codes, Ledger, and Assorted Poems. Wheeler's awards include the Witter Bynner Prize for Poetry from the American Academy of Arts & Letters, and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the New York Foundation for the Arts. She teaches at Princeton University, where she is director of its Program in Creative Writing. Wheeler is the 2013-14 Pearl Anderson Sherry Poet-in-Residence.