Scot Slaby


Rock Hall, MD 21661

Author's Bio

In addition to being a grades 7-12 educator, Scot Slaby is a poet who earned his M.A. in Writing (Poetry) from The Johns Hopkins University. Slaby's first chapbook, The Cards We've Drawn, won the 2013 Bright Hill Press At Hand Chapbook Award and was published by Bright Hill Press. His second chapbook, Bugs Us All, a light verse collaboration with artist Walter Gurbo was published by Entasis Press on Aug. 1, 2016. Slaby's poems have also appeared in a number of journals in the U.S.

Publications & Prizes

Arcana: The Tarot Poetry Anthology (Minor Arcana Press, 2015)
The Book of Forms -- "opN b%k" (University Press of New England, 2012)
The Book of Forms -- "Ovillejo-sonnetto" (University Press of New England, 2012)
Bugs Us All (Entasis Press, 2016)
The Cards We've Drawn (Bright Hill Press, 2014)
Verse Wisconsin
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Slaby's chapbook of sonnets and quatorzains, The Cards We've Drawn, was named a winner of the 2013 Bright Hill Press At Hand Chapbook Competition, and his poems have appeared in anthologies and journals in print and online.

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Last update: Mar 20, 2022