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





I will be reading my poem “Rainbow on the Bathroom Rug: Akron Pride” as well as two other poems at the “I Thought I Heard A Cardinal Sing” Anthology reading on Saturday. The event will be held at the Soap Gallery, 117 S. Champion Street, Youngstown, Ohio. Copies of the Anthology as well as my own award-winning collection, “If There’s No Heaven” 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 hosted by Lit Youngstown.


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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