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Stacy Barton

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Stacy Barton is the award-winning author of the novella and stories, Lily Harp (WordFarm 2015; an INDIEFAB Book of the Year), the poetry chapbook Like Summer Grass (Finishing Line Press 2014), the short story collection Surviving Nashville (WordFarm 07), the picture book Babba and I (Kregel 04). Her stories and poems have appeared in a variety of literary journals including Gargoyle, Best of Potomac Review, Real South, Ruminate, and Southern Women’s Review. In addition to poetry and short fiction, Stacy is the author of three picture books, two one-act plays, three animated short films and a children’s television show. Many of her live show scripts have been produced by entertainment companies like Disney, Sea World, Ringling Bros., and oth ...more

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Stacy Barton write. write. write. write. write anything you can get paid to write. write it better than they expect and send it sooner than they thought. then, cur…morewrite. write. write. write. write anything you can get paid to write. write it better than they expect and send it sooner than they thought. then, curl up in the sun and write what you want to write. let your soul come out. never keep secrets - yours or anyone else's - and never be afraid to write something awful. you never have to show anyone anything, but you must write or you will perish inside a little each day. then those things that make your heart race just as you finish them...show those to someone who already thinks you are fabulous. there will be time enough later for real critique and rewrite.(less)
Stacy Barton my new book coming in april is LILY HARP -- a novella and stories. the novella is set off the southwest coast of florida on a barrier island named lit…moremy new book coming in april is LILY HARP -- a novella and stories. the novella is set off the southwest coast of florida on a barrier island named little gasparilla island. i've gone there with my husband and children for over 15 years. it is a place full of poetry that i absolutely adore and i knew i wanted to set a story there. so i did. i walked around the island for a week getting to know her; i wrote about the sun, the water, the mangrove trees, the sunrise and set; the sticky heat. i wrote for a week about the island having no idea who's story i was going to tell. turns out the story was lily harp's - a 17 year old pregnant girl in 1976 who had lost her mother to suicide seven years before. inside the maternal mangroves, with an odd assortment of enemies and friends, she learns what to do with the child she carries.(less)
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Well…when last I wrote I was fiddling with my flash, and its printed pages of possibility still lie in a paper clipped pile beside my bed, but the truth is all that I write these days apart from Disney shows is poetry.


Poetry. My first love. My greatest fear. My longing. The form that thrills and terrifies.


On the plane to Nashville tomorrow–during an uncomfortably long layover in NOLA–I plan to see

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