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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

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)
Having a Wonderful Time (Harcourt Brace, 1997)
Apalachee Quarterly, Barrow Street, Calyx, Comstock Review, Florida Review, Kalliope, Many Mountains Moving, Mi Po Print, Mississippi Review
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).

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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.

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Listing last updated: June 23, 2011

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Born in:
Chicago, IL
Raised in:
Chicago, IL

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