My poem, “Give the Bard a Hep A Shot,” will appear in the inaugural issue of Barnhouse. It is the second work in my series about life as a poet in Appalachia. The first, “Give the Bard a Tetanus Shot,” was published by Barzakh.
V.C. McCabe is an Appalachian poet, the author of Give the Bard a Tetanus Shot (Vegetarian Alcoholic Press, 2019), and Co-Editor of the New International Voices series for Ice Floe Press. She was formerly a music journalist for Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper The Charleston Gazette, Social Media Manager for Animal Heart Press, and Contributing Editor of Barren Magazine. She is a multiple Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominee, Glass Poetry Chapbook Series semi-finalist, and Bone & Ink Press Chapbook Series finalist. Her work has appeared in ekphrastic exhibits and journals worldwide, including EPOCH, Prairie Schooner, Poet Lore, and The Galway Review. She has lived in Ireland, England, and West Virginia.
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