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Lucy Adkins

Lucy Adkins

Lucy Adkins is a writer of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. Her poetry has been published in many journals and anthologies, and her chapbooks include One Life Shining: Addie Finch Farmwife from Pudding House Press, and Two-Toned Dress, which was the winner of the 2019 Blue Light Press Poetry Prize. Her full-length collection of poetry, A Crazy Little Thing, will be forthcoming in the fall of 2021. Lucy’s fiction has appeared in the South Dakota Review and Voices From the Plains anthology. She has also co-authored a book of non-fiction, Writing in Community: Say Goodbye to Writer’s Block and Transform Your Life which was awarded an “Ippy” in the Independent Publisher’s Book Awards. A follow up to Writing in Community, The Fire Inside: A Companion for the Creative Life will be published in summer, 2021. Lucy, along with Becky Breed, co-author of Writing in Community and The Fire Inside were announced winners of the Lincoln 2020 Mayors Arts Award for Excellence in the Literary Arts. Her MFA in Creative Writing is from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She has been a writing group and workshop leader for many years.


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