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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

Alexandra's Wreck (Kitty Litter Press, 2002)
Best of Foliate Oak Online (University of Arkansas Press, 2004)
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
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

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