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Publication news & other fun!

I have had a happily busy first half of 2023. I’ve been doing so much picture book polishing that my elbows are out of grease!  I kicked off the year with a retreat at highlights. It was snowy and magical and productive. During poetry month, I participated in Robert Lee Brewer’s poem-a-day challenge, and I was selected for Poetry Madness . (I only made it one round but had a maddening amount of fun!) My PB Party entry received an Honorable Mention—it was soooo close! I love that story J I won a copy of Finley: A Moose on the Caboose by Candace Spirizzi and Chantelle & Burgen Thorne (It’s very cute!) and a copy of A Vaccine Is Like A Memory By Rajani La Rocca and Kathleen Marcotte. (Review coming) In March my poem “ Bloom ” was published in Little Thoughts Press . In June I happily received two acceptances:  My YA short story “He Loves Me Not” was accepted by Ember! My poem “Row, Row, Row Your Tub” was accepted by Highlights High Five !      I have had an important le