L. Ward Abel


Author's Bio

L. Ward Abel, poet, composer, teacher, retired lawyer, lives in rural Georgia, has been published hundreds of times in print and online, and is the author of two full collections and eleven chapbooks of poetry, including Jonesing For Byzantium (UK Authors Press, 2006),   American Bruise (Parallel Press, 2012), Cousins Over Colder Fields (Finishing Line Press, 2013),  Little Town gods (Folded Word Press, 2016), A Jerusalem of Ponds (erbacce-Press, 2016), Digby Roundabout (Kelsay Books, 2017), The Rainflock Sings Again (Unsolicited Press, 2019), Floodlit (Beakful, 2019), and The Width of Here (Silver Bow, 2021).

Publications & Prizes

Jonesing for Byzantium (UKA Press, 2006)
The Rainflock Sings Again (Unsolicited Press, 2019)
Digby Roundabout (Kelsay Books, 2017)
A Jerusalem of Ponds (Erbacce Press, 2016)
Little Town gods (Folded Word, 2016)
Cousins Over Colder Fields (Finishing Line Press, 2013)
Roseorange (Flutter Press, 2013)
American Bruise (Parallel Press, 2012)
Torn Sky Bleeding Blue (Erbacce Press, 2010)
The Heat of Blooming (Pudding House Press, 2008)

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Senoia, GA
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Last update: Feb 24, 2021