Bardiversary

My debut poetry collection, Give the Bard a Tetanus Shot, was released one year ago today. Aside from the pandemic, my life hasn’t really changed, but it was a lifelong dream come true and one of my happiest experiences. Thanks to my wonderful publisher, all the bookshops that stocked it, and to everyone who supported,Continue reading “Bardiversary”

The Charleston Gazette-Mail Newspaper Article about My Book Launch

Today’s edition of The Charleston Gazette-Mail newspaper includes an article about my book launch event at Appalachian Tea this Saturday, Nov. 9th. It’s on page 3D of the print edition and you can read it online here.

Review of My Book at Bunny’s Pause

High praise from Scotland! Scottish book critic Bunny’s Pause says of my debut poetry collection, Give the Bard a Tetanus Shot: “McCabe has a rich, inviting style of writing that has a habit of nestling up next to the reader making them feel all snug and cosy…Her choice of words have been delicately crafted forContinue reading “Review of My Book at Bunny’s Pause”

Review of My Book at After the Pause

Another rave review! After the Pause says of my debut poetry collection, Give the Bard a Tetanus Shot: “V.C. McCabe is a modern, necessary Appalachian voice in poetry. Not wanting flyover country to be forgotten, willing to show her zone of conflicted earth in all its guts and glory. In Give the Bard a TetanusContinue reading “Review of My Book at After the Pause”

Book Signing at Appalachian Tea

My first book signing for my debut poetry collection, Give the Bard a Tetanus Shot, will be at Appalachian Tea on Saturday, November 9th at 2pm. Appalachian Tea is a lovely new tearoom/bookshop near KinShip Goods and Books ‘n’ Brews in the Elk City district of Charleston, WV. More details tba.