Carol Smallwood

Poet, Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer

MI

Author's Bio

Carol Smallwood's Women on Poetry: Tips on Writing, Revising, Publishing and Teaching is on Poets & Writers Magazine List of Best Books for Writers. Some of her over five dozen edited nonfiction books were published by American Library Association, Rowman & Littlefield, McFarland, and others. Carol wrote for the Detroit News and appears in: Who's Who in America; Who's Who in the World; Contemporary Authors New Revision (CANR) 282; Contemporary Authors Online Biography in Context; The Michigan Poet Collected Poems 2010-2015; Wikipedia. The multiple Pushcart nominee, a literary judge, reader, and columnist, has written dozens of reviews and interviews for such places as New Pages, World Literature Today, Rain Taxi Review of Books and appears in How to Write Classical Poetry, The Society of Classical Poets.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Anthologies:
You Can Be a Winning Writer: The 4 C’s Approach of Successful Authors – Craft, Commitment, Community, and Confidence (Mango Press, 2018)
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heart splatters (Penhead Press, 2014)
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Entanglement (Scars Publications, 2013)
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Telling Our Stories UltraShort Memoir (Telling Our Stories Press, 2013)
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Winter Tales II: Women on the Art of Aging (Serving House Books, 2012)
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Best New Writing 2010 (Hopewell Publications, 2009)
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Illuminations (Ten Speed Press, 2006)
Books:
Interweavings (Shanti Arts Publishing, 2017)
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Contemporary American Women: Our Defining Passages (All Things That Matter Press, 2009)
Journals:
13th Moon
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Clackamas Literary Review
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FewerThan500
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Glass Kite Anthology
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Haggard and Halloo
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Her Circle Ezine
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Home Planet News
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Instructor Magazine
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Iris
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Journal of International Women's Studies
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Literary Mama
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Mayday Magazine
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Nexus
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Niche Literary Magazine
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Northern Stars Magazine
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Parentheses
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Prick of the Spindle
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Qua Magazine
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Rain Taxi
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Salome Magazine
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Synchronized Chaos
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The Bookends Review
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The Fear of Monkeys
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The Literary Yard
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the museum of americana
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The Penman Review
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The Review Review
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The Working Writer
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The Write Room
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The Writer's Chronicle
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The Writer's Monthly Review
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Verse Wisconsin
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Vitamin ZZZ
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Women & Language
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Word Riot
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Writer Advice
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Writer's Chronicle

Fiction

Anthologies:
Sliding Doors/Parallel Lives (River Poets Anthology, 2015)
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Happily Never After (Fey Publishing, 2014)
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Sweet Dreams and Night Terrors (Static Movement, 2014)
Book:
Lily's Odyssey (All Things That Matter Press, 2010)
Chapbook:
A Ceremony (Head & the Hand, 2014)
Journals:
Ascent Aspirations
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Burning Word
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Century 121
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Crisis Chronicles Online Library
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Crossed Out Magazine
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FewerThan500
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FreightTrain Magazine
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Full of Crow
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Haggard and Halloo
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Life As An [insert label here]
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Litconic
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Marco Polo Arts Mag
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Mayday Magazine
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Open Palm Print
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Randomly Accessed Poetics
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Scholars & Rogues
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Seconds Magazine
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See Spot Run
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Sentinel Literary Quarterly
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Synchronized Chaos
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Tell Us a Story
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The Dying Goose
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The Fear of Monkeys
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The Glass Coin
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The Mindful Word
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The Rusty Nail
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The Shine Journal
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The Whistling Fire
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trans lit mag
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When Women Waken
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Words Apart

Poetry

Anthologies:
The Bunbury Creative Anthology (Bunbury Publishing, 2018)
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Two Roads (Bunbury Publishing, 2018)
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A Successful Completion (Diversion Press, 2017)
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How to Write Classical Poetry: A Guide to Forms, Techniques, and Meaning (CreateSpace, 2017)
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The Michigan Poet: Collected Poems 2010-2015 (CreateSpace, 2016)
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Bones II (Quality Paperback Book Club, 2014)
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Trigger Warning: Poetry Saved My Life (Swimming With Elephants Publications, 2014)
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Poised in Flight (Kind of a Hurricane Press, 2013)
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Anthology of Grass Roots Poets (Green Fuse Poetic Arts Association, 2012)
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Meridian Anthology of Contemporary Poetry (Meridian Anthology of Contemporary Poetry, 2004)
Books:
Patterns: Moments in Time (WordTech Communications, 2019)
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Visits and Other Passages (WordTech Communications, 2019)
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A Matter of Selection (Poetic Matrix Press, 2018)
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In the Measuring (Shanti Arts Publishing, 2018)
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Prisms, Particles, and Refractions (Finishing Line Press, 2017)
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In Hubble's Shadow (Shanti Arts Publishing, 2017)
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Divining the Prime Meridian (WordTech Editions, 2015)
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Water, Earth, Air, Fire, and Picket Fences (Lamar University Press, 2014)
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Compartments: Poems on Nature, Femininity and Other Realms (Anaphora Literary Press, 2011)
Chapbook:
On the Way to Wendy's (Pudding House Publications, 2008)
Journals:
13th Moon
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A Long Story Short
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A Tender Touch and a Shade of Blue
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Ann Arbor Review
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Annapurna Magazine
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Art Times
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Bear Creek Haiku
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Behemoth Review
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Boston Poetry Magazine
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Burning Word
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Capper's
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Century 121
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Chaffin Journal
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Chantarelle’s Notebook
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Chantwood Magazine
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Chest
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Conceit Magazine
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Contemporary American Voices
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Crucible
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Curio Poetry
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Drunken Boat
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Eat Your Words
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English Journal
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FLARE: The Flagler Review
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Folia
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Free Focus
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Front Porch Review
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Hazmat Review
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Heartlands: A Magazine of Midwest Life & Art
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Heliotrope
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Heron Tree
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Home Planet News
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Hospital Drive
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Hotel Amerika
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I-70 Review
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Icon
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Iconoclast
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Illya's Honey
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In Our Own Words
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Intima: Narrative Medicine
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Jelly Bucket
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Kaleidoscope
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Linq
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Long Story Short
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LSR
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Lynx Eye
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Mayday Magazine
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Miller's Pond
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Mindprints
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Mused BellaOnline Literary Review
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Nebo
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Our Day's Encounter
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Parnassus Literary Journal
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Philae
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PKA's Advocate
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Poesia
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Poetic Diversity
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PoetryMagazine.com
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Pralaton
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Praxis
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Randomly Accessed Poetics
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Red Booth Review
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Red Owl
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Rockhurst Review
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Sassafras Literary Magazine
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Scrivener Creative Review
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Seeding the Snow
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Sheepshead Review
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Shemom
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Short Fuse
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sidereality
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Sierra Nevada College Review
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Skylark Magazine
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Skyline Magazine
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Snow Monkey
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Society of Classical Poets
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SP Quill
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Spectrum
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Spire
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Straight Forward
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Subliminal Interiors
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Sugar Mule
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Sweet Pea Review
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Synchronized Chaos
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Talking River Review
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Taproot Literary Review
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The Barefoot Review
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The Binnacle
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The Blind Man's Rainbow
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The Blotter
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The Criterion: An International Journal in English
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The Drabbler
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The Fear of Monkeys
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The Feminist Wire
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The Mindful Word
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The Oak
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The Prose Poem
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The Reprint
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The River
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The Road Not Taken
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The South Carolina Review
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The Storyteller
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The Taylor Trust: Poetry & Prose
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The Vehicle
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The Voices Project
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The Whistling Fire
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The Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine
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Third Wednesday
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Touch: Healing in the Arts
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Transcendent Visions
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Vermillion
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Vine Leaves Literary Journal
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Vitamin ZZZ
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Voice of Eve
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Wavelength
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Westward Quarterly
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Willard & Maple
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William & Mary Review
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Willows Wept Review
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Working Writer
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Write On!
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Writer's Post Journal
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Z-composition
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Zillah
Prizes won: 

National Federation of State Poetry Societies Award; Franklin-Christoph Poetry Contest Winner; Eric Hoffer Award for Prose; ByLine 1st Place for First Chapter of a Novel. Thirteenth Annual International Ultra-Short Competition Honorable Mention, 2016; nominated Society of Midland Authors Award in Poetry by Finishing Line Press; Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award

 

 

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Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
The Nick Adams Stories by Ernest Hemingway

More Information

Gives readings: 
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Travels for readings: 
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Born in: 
Cheboygan, MI
Michigan
Raised in: 
Cheboygan, MI
Michigan
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Last update: Aug 14, 2019