Joy Sullivan is a poet, community builder, and author of the book Instructions for Traveling West.

She received a Masters in poetry from Miami University and has served as the poet-in-residence for the Wexner Center for the Arts. In addition to leading international writing retreats, she has guest-lectured in classrooms from Stanford University to Florida International University and is the founder of Sustenance, a community designed to help writers revitalize and nourish their craft. Read her thoughts on the creative life in her Substack newsletter, Necessary Salt.


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