LexPoMo Participants

Total poets:
A person bound by nature
Reason for Signing Up:
Heard from a friend of a friend and wanted a motive to keep writing more
Bronson O'Quinn
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Fiction writer, web developer, father of an awesome 2-year-old who just wants to read Astro Boy and watch Charlie’s Colorform Cities, and husband to the coolest dork in the whole world.
Reason for Signing Up:
I once heard Robert E Howard kept writing Conan books because he sincerely believed Conan the Barbarian was a real person who threatened to keep writing them or else he'd lob off his head. That's not how I feel, but man isn't that a fun story?
Christopher McCurry
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Christopher McCurry is a high school English teacher and father.
Reason for Signing Up:
I like to write poems and Lexington Poetry Month is the best place to write those poems.
Arianna McCurry
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Susan M. Stephens
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Mother and American Sign Language Interpreter
Reason for Signing Up:
To borrow from John Muir: The poems are calling & I must write & I will write while I can, studying incessantly
Stefani Heller
Dennis Preston
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Ashley M. Smith
Ashley Marie is from Lexington Kentucky. She is 25 years old,currently works at saint Joseph east in dietary and has a 6month old son with her fiancé Michael.
Reason for Signing Up:
I signed up because in my spare time I enjoy writing whatever is on my mind or writing small pieces over the years that have crossed my mind,some are unfinished, some are yet to come. My mother in law does this every year and I asked about it, she recommended that I sign up so here I am!
Rayny Palmer
Jamie Mann
Elizabeth Beck
Elizabeth Beck is a teacher, writer and artist who lives with her family on a pond in Lexington, Kentucky.
Reason for Signing Up:
So grateful for this June challenge~ perfect for a school teacher to get her write on to launch summer.
Sabne Raznik
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Sabne Raznik is an internationally published poet and an award-winning artist who occasionally acts in Community Theatre. She founded and serves as the Poetry and Art Editor of AvantAppal(achia) e-zine. She has three full-length collections: “Following Hope” (Xlibris, 2007), “Linger to Look” (Sabne Raznik/Createspace, 2015), and now “Rabbit Hole” (Sabne Raznik/Createspace, 2017). She also wrote and hand produced “Marrow” (Sabne Raznik, 2013), a little art book, to benefit St. Jude’s Research Hospital. She currently paints in watercolour, acrylics, and digital, and her artistic style is different with each medium. She lives in Kentucky, USA with her puppy candidate Aida.
Reason for Signing Up:
I enjoyed it last year and thought I would try again this year. I am also doing The Gauntlet unofficially and working on my 4th full-length collection. This will help keep the words flowing.
Colette Crown
j.l taylor
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m.a arts leadership student who is trying really hard right now to do it all.
Reason for Signing Up:
writing needs to be a daily thing in my life again.
Austin Rathbone
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Austin is a Kentuckian by way of Western North Carolina. He enjoys board games, sports and Kanye West albums.
Reason for Signing Up:
I swear, one of these years I will finish 30 poems. Will it be this year...stay tuned to find out!
Nettie Farris
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Mary Grace Boyle
A. E. Bryant
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Anna Bryant has been writing in journals, scraps of paper, notepads, and sometimes just directly on her hand. She uses words to make sense of the world around and the vast worlds of her imagination. Every mark on a page has a story to tell.
Reason for Signing Up:
One of my dear friends encouraged me to take the time and take an adventure! Thank you S. Waterbury.
M L Stephens
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Mary Lou is a mother, grandmother and hospital chaplain.
Reason for Signing Up:
The invitation and challenge to write poetry offered me the nudge I needed to find a new means of personal reflection and expression. Thank you, Susan.
Mary Allen