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L.B. Sedlacek

Author's Bio

LB Sedlacek has had poetry and short fiction published in a variety of publications. She is the author of 11 chapbooks. The latest is "The District of Confusion (the Washington DC poems)." She holds an M.A. in Speech Communications & Theater Arts and a B.A. in Business and History. She served as Poetry Editor and in New Media for "ESC! Magazine" and co-hosted and hosted the podcast for writers, "Coffee House to Go."

Publications and Prizes

Chapbooks:
Alexandra's Wreck (Kitty Litter Press, 2002)
Anthologies:
Best of Foliate Oak Online (University of Arkansas Press, 2004)
Journals:
Adagio Verse Quarterly, Assisi Journal, Bear Creek Haiku, Big Pulp, Circle Magazine, Connotation Press, Copperfield Review, Edgar Literary Magazine, ESC! Magazine, Fickle Muses: an online journal of myth and legend, Foliate Oak, Free Verse, Ginosko Literary Journal, Gloom Cupboard, Hurricane Review, I-70 Review, Illumen, Inkburns, Inspirit, Literary House Review, Main Street Rag, Mamazine, Manorborn, Mastodon Dentist, Muscadine Lines: A Southern Journal, Paumanok Review, Poesia, Poetry Monthly, Poetry Pacific, Pure Francis, Red River Review, RiverLit, Sea Stories, Shaking Like a Mountain, Sketchbook: A Journal for Eastern & Western Short Forms, Skive Magazine, Sunsets and Silencers, T-Zero, Talisman, Tertulia Magazine, Texas Poetry Journal, The Whirlwind Review, Third Wednesday, Wild Goose Poetry Review, Word Riot
Prizes:
2010 Caldwell Literary Awards - First Place for "Keep What You Catch" - Poetry. 2008 Caldwell Literary Awards - First Place for "Walking by Sound" - Poetry. 2008 Caldwell Literary Awards - First Place for "Corporeal" - Fiction. 2007 Caldwell Literary Awards - Third Place for "Balance" - Poetry, October 2007. "Lucidity" Honorable Mention Juried Selection for "A-Frames" Vol. 21, - Poetry, summer 2006. Gin Bender Review Poetry Contest - Third Place for "To Napoleon Sarony Regarding Oscar Wilde, Portrait No. 18" - Poetry, 2004.

L.B. Sedlacek Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
The Shadow of a Dog I Can't Forget by Mary Kennedy Eastham, Report from X-Star 10 by Laurence Overmire, Delight and Shadows by Ted Kooser, Dog Songs by Mary Oliver
Favorite Books:
Picturing the Wreck, Bicycles: Love Poems, Blue Screen, The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke, Duino Elegies & The Sonnets to Orpheus, The Poetry Home Repair Manual, Alice to Nowhere, Ready Player One, I Am Number Four, Earthfast
Favorite Authors:
Hart Crane, William Carlos Williams, Anton Chekhov, Dani Shapiro, Rainer Maria Rilke, Naomi Shihab Nye, Diane Di Prima, Nikki Giovanni, Tony Hillerman, Lee Child, Stephen Crane, Robert B Parker, David Morrell, Ted Kooser, Mary Oliver

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Listing last updated: July 17, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
No
Prefers to work with:
Any

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