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BARBARA WINS SECOND PLACE IN NATURE POETRY CONTEST






My poem “Blackwater River Canyon” recently won second place in the Nature Poetry Contest sponsored by Poetry Is Life Publishing and was published in The Voices of Real 7 Poetry Compilation Book. Copies of this Anthology may be obtained at:







My poem was previously published in Women Speak: Volume Seven: Women of Appalachia Project. Copies of this Anthology may be obtained at:








Barbara Marie Minney is a transgender woman, award-winning poet, writer, speaker, and quiet activist. She is a retired attorney and a seventh generation Appalachian. Now based in Tallmadge, Ohio, her first collection of poetry entitled “If There’s No Heaven” was the winner of the 2020 Poetry Is Life Book Award and the Akron Beacon Journal Best Northeast Ohio Books 2020. It is available through this website at www.poetryislifepublishing.com. Barbara is also the author of the "Poetic Memoir Chapbook Challenge." Follow her at www.barbaramarieminneypoetry.com.

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