V.C. McCabe is an Appalachian poet, the author of Give the Bard a Tetanus Shot (Vegetarian Alcoholic Press, 2019), and a Contributing Poetry Editor for Barren Magazine. Her Pushcart-nominated work has been featured in exhibits and journals worldwide, including the Kurt Vonnegut Museum & Library, Poet Lore, Prairie Schooner, The Minnesota Review, Spillway, and Tar River Poetry. She has lived in Ireland, England, and West Virginia. Her website is vcmccabe.com.