“I THOUGHT I HEARD A CARDINAL SING” READING IN AKRON ON SATURDAY




I will be reading my poem “Rainbow on the Bathroom Rug: Akron Pride” along with so many other Ohio Appalachian voices at the “I Thought I Heard A Cardinal Sing” Anthology reading on Saturday. The event will be held at the Summit ArtSpace, 140 East Market Street, Akron, Ohio, beginning at 2:00 PM. Copies of the Anthology as well as the books of individual authors will be available for purchase.


The Anthology was edited by the Ohio Poet Laureate, Kari Gunter-Seymour, and published by Hayley Mitchell Haugen at Sheila-Na-Gig Editions. This event is sponsored by the Summit ArtSpace.


Copies of the Anthology may also be purchased at sheilanagigblog.com.

Please consider joining us.


Barbara Marie Minney is a transgender woman, poet, writer, speaker, and quiet activist. She is a retired attorney and originally from West Virginia. 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 at www.poetryislifepublishig.com. Follow her at www.barbaramarieminneypoetry.com.

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