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The quarterly light verse webzine

 . . .  lives in Louisiana’s bayou country with her historian husband and three cats. She has published three anthologies and three books of poetry. Her work appears in several anthologies, including Villanelles and Killer Verse, both from Pocket Poets She won the Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award in 2012 and 2013. Gail’s chapbook, Sonnets In A Hostile World, is available from Amazon. Her latest collection is Asperity Street (Able Muse Press).

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An aficionado of flash fiction, limericks and other forms of pithy prose and poetry, she became fond of light verse, particularly shape poems, while working as a school librarian.  She met her husband while serving in the Peace Corps in Morocco and is contemplating writing a memoir about that experience.

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