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Hayden Saunier is a poet, actor and teaching artist living in the Philadelphia area. 


Hayden has published five collections of poetry and her work has been awarded the Gell Poetry Prize, the Pablo Neruda Poetry Prize, the  Rattle Poetry Grand Prize, and nominated numerous times for a Pushcart Prize.


Hayden is a Poet Laureate Emerita

of Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Hayden Saunier headshot

Photo: Kim Carson

Hayden Saunier at ArtYard in Frenchtown, NJ for Poetry Confessional

Her acting resume includes film and television appearances in The Sixth Sense, Philadelphia Diary, House of Cards, Mindhunter, Hack and Do No Harm  and numerous roles at regional theatres such as the Guthrie Theatre , Walnut Street Theatre, Arden Theatre, George Street Playhouse, Interact Theatre and People's Light and Theatre Company.







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