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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).

Random poet

Meg Barton’s first poem was published in the Manchester Evening News when she was 12 – under the pseudonym ‘James Eliot’ – which caused some problems with cashing the resulting postal order.  There was then a rather long gap, and she went back to writing poetry in 2012 – and is now enjoying making up for lost time.

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