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A poet, avid photographer and the onetime publisher/editor of Impetus Magazine, which I published through Implosion Press. I am now a book & arts reviewer for Oranges & Sardines. I also write reviews for WomenWriters.net and various other publications.

My poetry and photography have appeared in hundreds of periodicals and anthologies internationally as well as in dozens of chapbooks. I have been translated into Russian, German & Chinese (that I know of)...

I am the co-founder of the Women's Art Recognition Movement (W.A.R.M.), based in the North Water Street Gallery in Kent, OH and used to be the owner of Cat's Impetuous Books, also in Kent, where I specialized in small press books and held regular poetry readings, art exhibits a...more


I’ve just had 2 pieces of my work (photograph & painting) published in a collection called “The Artists Diary” .. an actual diary filled with eclectic art by varied artists. Pretty damn cool, I say.

The Artists Diary is an annual collection of the ambitious and talented works of the contemporary artists who make up b-uncut.com. It is an opportunity for us to share our art in the physical wor... Read more of this blog post »
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Bradley I hope you are having a good day! =)

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Beth Hi Cheryl,
Thanks for befriending this fellow Goodreads author!
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Pris Campbell Cheryl, you're the greatest. A good writer and generous of heart!


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