Phibby Venable

18131 ridgeview drive
abingdon, VA 24211
Phone: 
2762585056

Author's Bio

Phibby Venable's work has been published in 2River, Poetrybay, Southern Ocean Review, Sow's Ear, Voices, the Appalachian Journal and various other national & international magazines. Two chapbooks: On White Top, published by Poetrybay, George Wallace, editor, and Indian Wind Song by People Inc. The proceeds of Indian Wind Song were used to help low income Appalachian families with indoor plumbing and home Biography: Phibby Venable's work has been published in 2River, Poetrybay, Southern Ocean Review, Sow's Ear, Voices, the Appalachian Journal and various other national & international magazines. Phibby’s Writing: Three chapbooks: What I Saw Beautiful, On White Top, and Indian Wind Song. Four poetry books: Blue Cold Morning, Blue Water Poems, There Is A White Girl, & Blue Cold Morning – First Collection Of Poems, Blue Water Poems, The Wind Is My Wine, My Life On Little River, Bones of a Generous Woman, and one book of short stories, Dry Branch Hollow. Venable won the Virginia Water Project Award, and was nominated for the governor’s award for Volunteer Excellence. She is active in animal rescue. Venable was nominated by Goldfish Press for the Pushcart Prize in 2009, and by Quill and Parchment Press in 2012. Her work appears in several anthologies: The Kaleidoscope Chronicles Poetry in Three Voices by Phibby Venable, Emily Burns, Sel Whiteley In Our Own Words, by Marlow Peerse Weaver The Battered Suitcase, May 2009 and Travelin’ Music, A Poetic Tribute to Woody Guthrie, Dorothy Alexander, editor.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Women of the Round Table
(All Things That Matter Press, 2010)
Anthologies: 
The Battered Suitcase
(Vagabondage Press, 2010)
Journals: 
2 River Review, Appalachian Journal, Luciole Press, Southern Ocean Review, The Adirondack Review

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Appalachian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English, French
Born in: 
Denton
Raised in: 
Denton, NC
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Last updated: Mar 11, 2015