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Sean Kelbley of Albany, Ohio, wins Sheila-Na-Gig online’s Winter Poetry Contest

Kelbley_Carpenter_InnHello, Friends — I’m happy to announce that Sean Kelbley of Albany, Ohio (a newcomer to Sheila-Na-Gig online) has won our Winter Poetry Contest. Sean’s poem, “Cancer’s Back,” will appear in our upcoming winter issue. Our next deadline for regular submissions is February 1, and the form is now open: and our Spring Poetry Contest deadline is February 1, 2020. The form for that will open on December 1, 2019: We will begin reading submissions for our Annual Full-length Poetry Manuscript Contest on January 1, 2020:  Many best wishes for the upcoming holidays, and thank you for your continuing interest in and support of Sheila-Na-Gig online!

About Grimmgirl

I co-founded the small press poetry magazine Sheila-Na-Gig in California in 1990. I ran the press for 10 years, producing 14 print copies of the journal. I now hold a Ph.D. in 20th Century American Literature from Ohio University and an MFA in poetry from the University of Washington. I am currently an Associate Professor of English at Ohio University Southern, where I teach courses in composition, American literature, and creative writing. My poetry, creative nonfiction, and critical essays have appeared, or are forthcoming, in The Brock Review, Proteus, Rattle, Spillway, and the critical anthologies, The Body in Medical Culture; On the Literary Nonfiction of Nancy Mairs; and Stephen King’s Contemporary Classics: Reflections on the Modern Master of Horror.

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