Sheila-Na-Gig online is pleased to welcome Barbara Sabol as an Assistant Editor!
We first met Barbara when her collection Imagine A Town won Sheila-Na-Gig Edition’s 2019 manuscript contest. She is also the author of the poetry collection, Solitary Spin (Main Street Rag Publishing), and two chapbooks, The Distance Between Blues (Finishing Line Press) and Original Ruse (Accents Publishing). Her work has appeared widely in journals, including The Comstock Review, San Pedro River Review, Literary Accents, Akitsu, Presence, and in a number of anthologies. Barbara’s awards include an Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council and the Mary Jean Irion Poetry Prize. She has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes. Barbara received an MFA from Spalding University. She contributes poetry book reviews for the Poetry Matters blog. Barbara is a speech therapist who lives in Akron, OH with her husband and wonder dogs.
You can order Imagine A Town at https://sheilanagigblog.com/sheila-na-gig-editions-quick-shopping/barbara-sabol/
And don’t miss our November 1 submissions deadlines: Winter issue (free to submit): https://sheilanagigblog.com/submissions/ and Winter Poetry Contest ($7.00 fee/$107 prize — all contest submissions are considered for the Winter issue): https://sheilanagigblog.com/contests/
Submit early, as issues will now be limited to 50 poets max.