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LUCY ADKINS grew up on a farm in Nance County, Nebraska, attended country schools, the University of Nebraska, and
received her bachelors degree at Auburn University in Alabama. Her poetry has been published in journals which
include Owen Wister Review, Nebraska Territory, Plainsongs, Potpourri, Northeast, South Dakota Review, and the
anthologies Woven on the Wind (Houghton Mifflin, 2001), Times of Sorrow/Times of Grace
(The Backwaters Press, 2002),
The Poets Against the War, edited by Sam Hamill (2003), and Crazy Woman Creek.
She is the author, most recently, of Writing in Community: Say Goodbye to Writer's Block and Transform Your Life
(WriteLife Books, 2013).
Lucy lives in Lincoln, Nebraska, where she works at an insurance company and besides
writing, spends a great deal of time on hands and knees in her garden.