5 years ago today was the Elk River, West Virginia Chemical Spill/Water Crisis. It inspired my poems “Cover Us with Mountains” (published by Appalachian Journal) & “Baptism by Fire” (published & Pushcart nominated by Still Journal). Both poems are in my WV-inspired poetry book, Give the Bard a Tetanus Shot.
I’m so very grateful to Still Journal for nominating my poem, “Baptism by Fire,” for the Pushcart Prize! This is my first Pushcart nomination and the poem was inspired by the 2014 WV Chemical Spill/Water Crisis, so it’s even more meaningful to me. “Baptism by Fire” is included in my debut poetry book, Give theContinue reading “Pushcart Prize Nomination”
My poem, “Baptism by Fire,” about the 2014 Elk River, WV Chemical Spill/Water Crisis is in the Open Histories Poetry Sampler in the new issue of Still. The poem is included in my debut poetry collection, Give the Bard a Tetanus Shot, which you can pre-order directly from my publisher,
“Baptism by Fire,” my poem about the 2014 Elk River, WV chemical spill/water crisis, will be published in the June, 2019 issue of Still.
The Spring/Summer 2017 issue (#43.3-4) of Appalachian Journal featuring my poem “Cover Us With Mountains,” is now available for purchase from Appalachian State University. Issues of the journal are also archived and publicly available at the Kanawha County Public Library and the WV Library Commission at the WV Culture Center. Appalachian Journal is Appalachian StateContinue reading “Poetry in Appalachian Journal Now Available”