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Barbra Nightingale

Author's Bio

I have over 200 poems published in literary magazines and anthologies, have taken and taught numerous workshops including Seminar in Prague and Summer in Dublin.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Greatest Hits (Pudding House Publications, 2000), Singing in the Key of L (NFSPS Press, 1999), Lunar Equations (East Coast Editions, 1993), Lovers Never Die (Pteranodon Press, 1981)
Anthologies:
Having a Wonderful Time (Harcourt Brace, 1997)
Journals:
Apalachee Quarterly, Barrow Street, Calyx, Comstock Review, Florida Review, Kalliope, Many Mountains Moving, Mi Po Print, Mississippi Review
Prizes:
1999 Stevens Poetry Manuscript Award, Singing in the Key of L. Finalist and semi-finalist in Aningha and other contests, including the Bluestem. Awarded an Atlantic Center for the Arts residency, and a Mosal Scholars award, as well as an Endowed Teaching Chair (1997).

Barbra Nightingale Resume

Personal Favorites

Favorite Books:
The Book Thief, The Lovely Bones, Warriors, The Inheritance Series, The Poisonwood Bible,The Secret Life of Bees, everything well written and wonderful.
Favorite Authors:
So many! Anne Tyler, Joyce Carol Oates, Alice Sebold, Sue-Ann Monk, Michael Chabon, again, far too many to list. I am an avid reader.

Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Listing last updated: June 23, 2011

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Born in:
Chicago, IL
Raised in:
Chicago, IL

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