I am over the moon thrilled to announce that the NC Poetry Society named me a finalist for the 2023 NC Poet Laureate Award. In addition, my poem Sales Tips for Swimwear Associates at Big Body Beachwear & Gear received honorable mention in the NC Poetry Society Light Verse award and is published in Pinesong 2023.
Other recent publications I am delighted to announce include my piece The Sorrow of Onion Skins, in Quartet, Spring/Summer Issue 2023, Vol. 3, Issue 2, May 2023. The same issue also contains my “Artist’s Statement” . My poem, Make me Your Birdhouse, is inScribe Journal (Tabor University, Perth, Australia), Issue 05, Feb 2023. And my tiny prose poem Compost your heart to green, is in the latest book from Greenwood Collections, Bark & Blossom, Greenwood Collections, Vol. 2, , ed Sam Bellamy and S. Farrar, Green Ink Poetry Press (UK), 2023.
I continue to feel crazy lucky and grateful for the wonderful support from and lessons I learn from SC Writers members - especially my buddies in the Virtual Fiction group.