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Counter by Bernadette McBride

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Bernadette McBride, author of three poetry collections—most recently, Whatever Measure of Light (Kelsay Books, 2016), taught creative writing and literature at Temple University for many years and is poetry editor for the Schuylkill Valley Journal. A three-time Pushcart Prize nominee, she is a Pennsylvania county Poet Laureate, a poetry winner, second place, for the International Ray Bradbury Writing Award, and an award-winning artist. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including Cider Press Review, Philadelphia Stories, The Ekphrastic Review, and Ragged Sky Press as well as in the UK, Canada, and on PRI’s The Writer’s Almanac with Garrison Keillor. She lives in a 19th-century farm house in Bucks County, Pennsylvania where Mother Nature’s resilience—her births, deaths, and resurrections never cease to produce yet another “Oh, wow!” …She welcomes your visit at   

Two more links:

(Also, once on her website, one can click on “Sample Poems” and on “Links” for links to other journal websites if desired.)







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