OCTOBER 2021 AUTHOR OF THE MONTH at Spillwords.com
Barbara is a retired ESL instructor. Her poetry has been published in various literary magazines and anthologies. She’s also written a best-selling poetry collection Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir (Experiments in Fiction, 2022), which is about her relationship with her mother, who suffered from Alzheimer’s. She has won honors from Spillwords Press and has been nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize. Trending Poets named her Poet of the Year 2023. Barbara is also the Editor for MasticadoresUSA. She lives in Mid-Missouri with her husband and cat Jasper.