L.B. Sedlacek

PO Box 703Lenoir, NC 28645
Website: 
lbsedlacek.wordpress.com

Author's Bio

LB Sedlacek has had poetry and short fiction published in a variety of publications. She is the author of 11 chapbooks. The latest is "Spy Techniques." Her newest work is a memoir, "Life after Wreck." She holds an MA degree in Theatre and Communications and a BA degree in Business. She served as a Poetry Editor and in New Media for "ESC! Magazine" and co-hosted and hosted the podcast for writers, "Coffee House to Go." She publishes the free resource for poets, "The Poetry Market Ezine."

Publications and Prizes

Chapbook

Alexandra's Wreck
(Kitty Litter Press,
2002)

Anthology

Best of Foliate Oak Online
(University of Arkansas Press,
2004)

Journal

Circle Magazine
2016)
Hurricane Review
2016)
Texas Poetry Journal
2016)
Talisman
2016)
Edgar Literary Magazine
2016)
Free Verse
2016)
Wild Goose Poetry Review
2016)
Adagio Verse Quarterly
2016)
Inkburns
2016)
Illumen
Paumanok Review
Word Riot
I-70 Review
Poesia
Red River Review
Bear Creek Haiku
T-Zero
ESC! Magazine
Skive Magazine
Tertulia Magazine
Main Street Rag
Gloom Cupboard
Muscadine Lines: A Southern Journal
Assisi Journal
Connotation Press
Literary House Review
Mamazine
Manorborn
Fickle Muses: an online journal of myth and legend
Sea Stories
Sunsets and Silencers
Mastodon Dentist
Sketchbook: A Journal for Eastern & Western Short Forms
Pure Francis
Third Wednesday
Shaking Like a Mountain
Big Pulp
Copperfield Review
Ginosko Literary Journal
The Whirlwind Review
Poetry Pacific
RiverLit
Foliate Oak
Folded Word
Poetic Diversity
Cowboy Poetry Press
The Faircloth Review
The Aroostook Review
Poetry Kit
The Broken Plate
Random Sample Review
Exit 13
SAND
Prizes: 
2010 Caldwell Literary Awards - First Place for "Keep What You Catch" - Poetry. 2008 Caldwell Literary Awards - First Place for "Walking by Sound" - Poetry. 2008 Caldwell Literary Awards - First Place for "Corporeal" - Fiction. 2007 Caldwell Literary Awards - Third Place for "Balance" - Poetry, October 2007. "Lucidity" Honorable Mention Juried Selection for "A-Frames" Vol. 21, - Poetry, summer 2006. Gin Bender Review Poetry Contest - Third Place for "To Napoleon Sarony Regarding Oscar Wilde, Portrait No. 18" - Poetry, 2004.

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
A Coney Island of the Mind by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Still Writing The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life by Dani Shapiro, Fifty Years of American Poetry by Academy of American Poets, Parabola Dreams by Alan Britt Silvia Scheibli
Favorite Books:
Picturing the Wreck, Bicycles: Love Poems, The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke, Duino Elegies & The Sonnets to Orpheus, The Poetry Home Repair Manual, Alice to Nowhere, Earthfast, Still Life with Woodpecker, Alice to Nowhere
Favorite Authors:
Hart Crane, William Carlos Williams, Anton Chekhov, Dani Shapiro, Rainer Maria Rilke, Naomi Shihab Nye, Diane Di Prima, Nikki Giovanni, Tony Hillerman, Lee Child, Stephen Crane, Robert B Parker, Ted Kooser, Mary Oliver

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Listing last updated: April 20, 2016.