This selection, chosen by Guest Curator Amanda Judd, is from caliche untapp'd by caliche fields released by Fruit Bat Press in 2021.
the hour occasional smooth with some sour, history but i ain’t got medieval dates, numbered xxxii
xxxi a CINQUAIN imbibed thru 1092 pale ale, twisted x brewing co., dripping springs, texas
After a 25-year career as a paralegal, Amanda Valerie Judd returned to school to earn her AFA in Creative Writing from Normandale Community College. She is currently attending Southern New Hampshire University working to earn her BFA in Creative Writing – Poetry. In 2020, she won the Patsy Lea Core Prize for Poetry. In 2021, her poem “My Only Label” was nominated for “Best of the Net 2021.” Her work has been published or is forthcoming in PAN-O-PLY Magazine, MockingOwl Roost, Trouvaille Review, Prospectus, and Talking Stick 31.