Bonnie Proudfoot

Bio for 2021

Bonnie Proudfoot lives on a country road outside of Athens, Ohio. She received an MA in English from West Virginia University, and an MA in Creative Writing from Hollins University. She is a recipient of a Fellowship for the Arts in Creative Writing from the West Virginia Department of Culture and History, and has had fiction and poetry published in the Gettysburg Review, Kestrel, Quarter After Eight, Pine Mountain Sand and Gravel, Northern Appalachia Review, and other journals. Her short story “Old Spirits” placed first in the 2020 Sand Hills Journal Short fiction competition. Goshen Road, her first novel, was published by Swallow Press in January of 2020, and it was selected by the Women’s National Book Association as one of their Great Group Reads for 2020. The novel was also longlisted for the 2021 PEN/Hemingway award.

Reason for signing up:

I've never attempted this kind of daily poem challenge, but I am eager to see where it leads me. Also I enjoy reading the work of other poets.

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