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Cheryl A. Townsend

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Dorothy Parker, Anais Nin, Diane Arbus, Nan Golden, Marge Piercy

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"I have just opened a Little Free Library" at my home (Charter #26112) .. If anyone would like to donate books, I will gladly share them with my dedicated readers. Send to LFL # 26112, 4975 Comanche Trail, Stow, OH 44224. Of course, I will read them first!"

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)...

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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.

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Ocho #18

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Greatest Hits

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The Best of Impetus (The Fi...

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Faux Toes

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Want to Sing

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Macho Sex

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Blah, Blah, Blah

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