Two Poems in The New Southern Fugitives

Two of my poems, “Lessons in Mining” and “Bonfires,” are in the new issue of The New Southern Fugitives. “Lessons in Mining” has an epigraph by WV Mine Wars Museum founder Chuck Keeney and was inspired by an experience at my Appalachian school that I’ve come to think of as the sylvan version of Stanford’s Prison Experiment. Revised versions of both poems will be included in my forthcoming debut full-length collection. More details tba.


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Published by V. C. McCabe

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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