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Nancy Bevilaqua

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Nancy Bevilaqua was born in New York City. After studying English Literature and Creative Writing at Reed College and New York University, she worked for ten years as a caseworker and counselor for people with AIDS, the homeless, and people in drug treatment programs.

She has also worked as a freelance writer, specializing in travel; her articles, essays, and photography have appeared in National Geographic Traveler, Coastal Living, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, several in-flight magazines, and many other publications.

After a sixteen-year hiatus, Nancy began writing poetry again. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming from West Branch, Whiskey Island, Tupelo Quarterly, Hubbub, MadHat Lit, Juked, Hermeneutic Chaos, Tinderbox, Rust+Moth,
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This is my second publication in the marvelous journal Hermeneutic Chaos. Shinjini Bhattacharjee is one of the most delightful editors I've ever had the pleasure of working with, and it's a pleasure to see her journal flourishing and becoming well-known--as it deserves to be.

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Nancy Bevilaqua Traveller wrote: "Your profile had me at "photography - National Geographic" already, and the rest was icing.

Thanks for the request, Nancy, I might have asked myself, if you hadn't. :)"


Beat you to it! Thank you for accepting (and I actually did writing for National Geographic Traveler--I wish that my photography were of that calibre!). Looking forward to getting to know you. :)


Traveller Your profile had me at "photography - National Geographic" already, and the rest was icing.

Thanks for the request, Nancy, I might have asked myself, if you hadn't. :)


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Nancy Bevilaqua Jan wrote: "Love your quotes, Nancy! Thanks for accepting my friend invitation."

Of course, Jan! Thanks for this. (The quotes are fun, but I think I may have overdone it at this point!)


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Jan Love your quotes, Nancy! Thanks for accepting my friend invitation.


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Nancy Bevilaqua Robin wrote: "I am very happy to be friends with you, Nancy.

Wishing you peace and happiness and good inspirations!

Best wishes,
Robin"


Thanks for your request, and same to you!

Nancy


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Robin Clark I am very happy to be friends with you, Nancy.

Wishing you peace and happiness and good inspirations!

Best wishes,
Robin


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Nancy Bevilaqua 13, yes. 26? Well, my ex's b'day is 10/26, so there are several ways to look at that!


boekverslaafde Nancy wrote: "Thanks, Ashley! 13's always been a good number for me, so we'll see what happens! :)"

I found this seriously funny, because 13 & 26 are my lucky numbers...
/weirdness


message 2: by Nancy

Nancy Bevilaqua Thanks, Ashley! 13's always been a good number for me, so we'll see what happens! :)


Ashley CONGRATS!!!!!!

On getting so many good reviews on amazon
13!! To be exact at this time... Well you books a great successes girl..
You should be proud.. I know I am

Well hope to talk to you soon. Keep going you got a gift.


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