Susan Eisenberg is a poet, visual artist, oral historian, and licensed electrician. Her fourth poetry collection, Perpetual Care, explores the experience of chronic illness in today’s medical system. Among the first women in the country to complete a union apprenticeship at the start of affirmative action, she is author of the nonfiction NYT Notable Book, We’ll Call You If We Need You: Experiences of Women Working Construction. Her mixed media installation, On Equal Terms, toured to galleries in Massachusetts, New York, and Michigan. She has read her poems at the International Labour Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, and the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington, DC. She is the 2016-2017 Twink Frey Visiting Social Activist at the University of Michigan. Please visit her website.