LexPoMo Participants

Total poets:
Bronson O'Quinn
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Christopher McCurry
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Christopher McCurry teaches English at Lafayette High School. He is passionate about poetry, board games, skateboarding, and loving people. He lives in Lexington with his daughter Abra, their hamster (Alexander Hamsterton), and their dog Wicket.
Reason for Signing Up:
This is the safest place I know to write and grow in my poetry. All my friends are here. It's a party. A poetry party. And I love it.
Abra McCurry
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Abra McCurry is a cat🐈 lover who loves to read and play with her dog Wicket🐶 and her hamster Alexander Hamsterton🐹. She also loves to write and play video games. But she loves her family, friends, and pets the most. She lives in Lexington KY and has two houses full of pets (5 cats Sila, Fada, Pudden, Scardy, and Scraggs. 3 dogs: Merry, Pippen, and Wicket. 2 hamsters: Chaussette (socks in french) and Alexander Hamsterton (known as Alex or Alexander Hamilton)). She is also a brave girl 😈
Reason for Signing Up:
Because I love poems and when I think of too many I get a headache.
Lorelei Watson
Lorelei is a writer who enjoys writing experimental
fiction and poetry.
Reason for Signing Up:
Local poets are awesome.
Betsie Phillips
Betsie is an online English teacher to students in China. She loves small town life, sweet tea, and good friends. Betsie writes poetry from time to time.
Maggie Rue Hess
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Len Lundh
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JK Elias
JK Elias lives in Kentucky.
Reason for Signing Up:
I enjoyed myself last year and produced some work I am fond of for once.
Stefani Heller
Nollie Palmer
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Nollie Palmer is a Visual Artist and Poet living in Lexington.
Reason for Signing Up:
LexPoMo has been a fun and interesting challenge for multiple years now.
Joseph Nichols
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Jordan T. Swift
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hunter e. westenhofer
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Samantha Ratcliffe
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Samantha Ratcliffe is an Appalachian songwriter and poet.
Reason for Signing Up:
This will be my 6th year with Lexington Poetry Month. At this point, it's a tradition.
HB Elam
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Susie Slusher
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Dwight Myfelt
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Amy Le Ann Richardson
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Karen George
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Karen George, a native Kentuckian, has published five chapbooks and two poetry collections, Swim Your Way Back, and A Map and One Year. She reviews poetry at Poetry Matters blog: http://readwritepoetry.blogspot.com/, and is co-founder and fiction editor of the online journal, Waypoints -- http://www.waypointsmag.com/. She enjoys photography and visiting museums, cemeteries, gardens, parks, the woods, mountains, historic river towns, and bodies of water. Visit my website at: https://karenlgeorge.blogspot.com/.
Reason for Signing Up:
I signed up because this will be my seventh year of writing a poem-a-day with other LexPoMo poets in June, and I've always found it inspiring. Also, for me, having a daily deadline is a good thing. I work well under pressure.