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Monday Must Read!

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This week meet Julie Brooks Barbour, the author of Small Chimes (Aldrich Press, 2014) and two chapbooks: Earth Lust (2014) and Come To Me and Drink (2012), both from Finishing Line Press.

She is a recipient of an Artist Enrichment Grant from Kentucky Foundation for Women and a residency at Sundress Academy for the Arts. Her poems have appeared in Waccamaw, Four Way Review, diode, storySouth, Prime Number Magazine, burntdistrict, The Rumpus, Midwestern Gothic, Blue Lyra Review, and Verse Daily.

She is co-editor of the journal Border Crossing and an Associate Poetry Editor at Connotation Press: An Online Artifact. She teaches composition and creative writing at Lake Superior State University. 


Julie’s website: http://www.juliebrooksbarbour.com


Where to get Julie’s book Small Chimes:



Check out Earth Lust!



Come to Me and Eat



More from Julie online:

At Connotation Press: http://www.connotationpress.com/poetry/1793-julie-brooks-barbour-poetry

At Negative Capability: http://www.negativecapabilitypress.org/blog/2015/3/22/featured-poet-julie-brooks-barbour

At Verse Daily:  http://www.versedaily.org/2012/aboutjuliebrooksbarbour.shtml


A Great Interview with Julie:



Happy Reading!



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