first friday + POEM STORE

name your subject + name your price 

incredibly excited to welcome artist in residence Jacqueline Suskin to Grand Rapids and have her write poems for you during First Fridays on the Avenue for the Arts


Jacqueline Suskin is mainly known for her ongoing work with a piece she calls "Poem Store." Suskin composes spontaneous poetry on her manual typewriter for customers 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.

September 4
Liane Tyrrel
September 6
Jacqueline Suskin