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Jacqueline Suskin is a writer and performance poet based in Los Angeles. She is the author of two books, the latest entitled Go Ahead & Like It available from Ten Speed Press. Known for her ongoing multidisciplinary work with a project she calls Poem Store, Suskin composes improvisational poetry for patrons who choose both a topic and a price in exchange for a unique verse. Poem Store has been her main occupation since 2009 and has taken her around the country with her typewriter in tow for weddings, parties, speaking engagements, residencies, festivals and more. Suskin has been featured in New York Times, T Magazine, LA Times, The Atlantic, and various other publications. She has performed at events for a range of organizations including Art Basel, Los Angeles Contemporary, Art of Elysium and SF MOMA. She has collaborated with fashion brands Alice + Olivia and Nasty Gal, finding endless ways to bring poetry into the mainstream. Suskin is the Editor in Chief for the Dilettante Paper book series. She also has the honor of being a member of Turnaround Arts.