Half Mile of Night by Wanda Morrow Clevenger

Art Credit - Wanda Clevenger

Art Credit – Wanda Clevenger

Wanda Morrow Clevenger lives in Hettick, IL – population 200, give or take. Over 200 pieces of her work appear in very numerous print and electronic literary journals and anthologies.

She used to keep birds, but they kept committing suicide. She tried to write an essay about the extensive misfortunes but no matter how she spun it, she came out looking pretty bad. Now she writes poetry and is currently shuffling the pages of two poetry manuscripts; one compiled entirely of poems bent from early 1900s Leavenworth Prison records. You’d be surprised at how many inmates had only one eye.

Author Wanda Morrow Clevenger

Author Wanda Morrow Clevenger

Recently, her poetry appeared in:
Red Fez – “The Laureate”
Gutter Eloquence Magazine – “The Sands of Jerusalem”
Every Day Poets – “Other Finds”
Everyday Poems – “The Shored House”
The Camel Saloon – “Banned for Life”

Wanda Clevenger’s debut book This Same Small Town in Each of Us, a collection of nonfiction, poetry and flash fiction, released in 2011 (PayPal link for signed copies).

For access to her blog magazine It’s All Just Telling Tales Out of School, links to published work and the occasional work in progress, visit Wanda here.

graphic - kxok3 001Wanda says: “Back in high school, I wasn’t allowed to listen to FM radio (the devil’s music), so tuned into KXOK. Yep, the more things change, the more they stay the same.”

9 thoughts on “Half Mile of Night by Wanda Morrow Clevenger

  1. ‘he pronounced this bleak spot a local haunt’ got a chortle.

    Thanks for the read.



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