LexPoMo Participants

Total poets:
283
Bronson O'Quinn
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Thursday, April 15, 2021 @ 7:35am
Bio:
Bronson writes humor, genre-blending fiction, and angry letters to the editor. He loves playing LEGOs with his kiddo and Animal Crossing with his wife.
Reason for Signing Up:
This is just what you do every June.
Christopher McCurry
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Thursday, April 15, 2021 @ 7:48am
Bio:
Christopher McCurry teaches high school English and runs the Poetry Gauntlet. He believes everyone can write poems and everyone should.
Reason for Signing Up:
The best poems are written by the best poets during LexPoMo.
Shaun Turner
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Thursday, April 15, 2021 @ 8:20am
Bio:
Shaun Turner is a poet/writer, originally from Laurel Co, KY and author of chapbooks "The Lawless River: Stories" (Red Bird Chapbooks) and "Trying Not to Write Roadkill: Poems" (Ghost City Press). His fiction, nonfiction, and poetry can be found in the Chattahoochee Review, Bayou Magazine, Barely South, and Appalachian Review, among others.
Reason for Signing Up:
I love the community aspect of LexPoMo and getting to write, read, and discuss with others.
Amy Richardson
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Pete Wallace
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Thursday, April 15, 2021 @ 9:32am
Bio:
Pete has been a poet all of his life and started out at the age of 6. Pete is currently in the works of releasing a 2 part poetry album featuring music in the background. He writes personal poems that tell stories and tales of fear, laughter, uncertain times, old friends, love, obsession, and so much more.
A single from my upcoming poetry album is here: https://assurancesessions.bandcamp.com/track/your-do-us-part-poem-album-single
Reason for Signing Up:
Seems really cool and also to challenge myself to continue to write even further than I have recently.
Frankie
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Thursday, April 15, 2021 @ 9:54am
Bio:
Woody Mellor is a young writer, and is currently a part of SCAPA literary arts at Lafayette High School. She wishes to become a screenplay writer one day.
Reason for Signing Up:
I need to keep myself motivated!
Jennifer Barricklow
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Thursday, April 15, 2021 @ 11:01am
Bio:
Jennifer Barricklow is a writer and freelance editor in Lexington KY. In addition to writing poetry, she studies tarot, putters in the garden, and makes stuff out of yarn. She participates in the literary ecosystem, locally and globally, as much as possible.
Reason for Signing Up:
I love reading and writing poetry, and I love Lexington poets.
Marta Dorton
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Thursday, April 15, 2021 @ 11:06am
Bio:
Marta Dorton is a Lexington, KY artist and writer working with painting, printmaking, mix media, memoir and poetry.
Reason for Signing Up:
I signed up for LexPoMo to create new work in the moment with few expectations and to underscore the value of sharing
Bethany Robinson
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Thursday, April 15, 2021 @ 11:25am
Bio:
Beth is a writer of short stories and poems, lover of nature and animals, enjoyer of reading, walks, and yoga.
Reason for Signing Up:
I have signed up because my poetry is stronger.
Dennis Preston
Thursday, April 15, 2021 @ 11:30am
Bio:
Dennis J. Preston lives in Owensboro, Kentucky. He taught elementary school language arts for twenty-five years, but now enjoys being semi-retired. He is a minister, and enjoys reading, writing, traveling, and spending time with his family. He has published seven books of poetry including Unhurried Inervals.
Reason for Signing Up:
I've been a part of LexPoMo for a number of years now. I work better with challenges, and this opportunity pushes me forward toward being a better writer.
t.l calypse
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J. F. Angel
Douglas Self
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Thursday, April 15, 2021 @ 11:40am
Bio:
Poet. I’m a poet who lives in Lexington. Children. I have children. Issues. I also have issues. Because I have children.
Reason for Signing Up:
Poetry motherf@!@!&!
Poetry.
Josey Bryant
Thursday, April 15, 2021 @ 11:42am
Bio:
Josey Bryant is a student at the University of Kentucky. He has been writing for most of his life, and uses poetry to understand himself and the world around him.
Maddie Coleman
michelle johnson
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Thursday, April 15, 2021 @ 11:45am
The Whale's Tail
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Thursday, April 15, 2021 @ 11:55am
HAROLD SHERMAN
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Thursday, April 15, 2021 @ 11:56am
Bio:
Harold Sherman is a Donovan Scholar, majoring in English
with a concentration in Creative Writing. He received his MM
in Composition from the UK School of Music in 1999. Born
and raised in Lexington, KY, he played on the road and lived in
New York City before returning to Lexington in 1983.
Reason for Signing Up:
I heard about it at Carnegie Center's Writing Practice.
H. Nolan
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Thursday, April 15, 2021 @ 11:57am
Bio:
Born and raised in Lexington, Hannah is an advocate who works with survivors of domestic violence. In seeking a way to honor resiliency she witnesses, in survivors, colleagues, and herself, she has turned to poetry.
Reason for Signing Up:
I miss writing. I miss sharing with other writers. I am seeking connection among kindred spirits.
Chayton Ragsdale
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Thursday, April 15, 2021 @ 11:58am
Bio:
Chayton is a free spirit working hard to create a better life for himself and those around him. a mission such as that can be stressful and confusing at times, so he turns to poetry to help clear his mind and gather his thoughts
Reason for Signing Up:
I had a lot of fun writing poems last year and wanted to do so again! it also incentivizes me to practice my writing