Leona Sevick’s work appears in The Journal, Barrow Street, Potomac Review, North American Review, The Florida Review, Little Patuxent Review, and in the anthologies All We Can Hold: Poems of Motherhood (Sage Hill Press, 2016), Circe’s Lament: Anthology of Wild Women Poetry (Accents Publishing, 2016), and The Golden Shovel Anthology: New Poems Honoring Gwendolyn Brooks (Univ. of Arkansas Press, 2017). She is the 2012 first place winner of the Split This Rock poetry contest, judged by Naomi Shihab Nye, and a finalist for the 2016 John Ciardi Prize for Poetry. Her chapbook, Damaged Little Creatures, was published in 2015 by FutureCycle Press, which you can find at www.leonasevick.com. She is provost at Bridgewater College in Virginia.