Beth Copeland Vargo

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General Information

Name: Beth Copeland Vargo

Pen Name: None

Genres: Poetry


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Illinois Connection

The author lives in Cary, McHenry county, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Beth Copeland Vargo received the 1999 Bright Hill Press National Poetry Book Award for her book, Traveling Through Glass. As a child she lived in Japan, India and the United States, and her poems reflect themes and traditions of both the East and the West. Her poems have been published in Atlanta Review, Carolina Quarterly, The Mid-America Poetry Review, Phoebe, Rhino, and other literary magazines, and have received awards from Arts & Letters, Atlanta Review, New Millenium Writings, Peregrine and Writers Digest. She is a recipient of a 2002 Finalist Award in Poetry from the Illinois Arts Council and 2001 Ethel Fortner Writer and Community Award from St. Andrews Presbyterian College, Laurinburg, North Carolina. Vargo holds an MFA degree in Creative Writing from Bowling Green State University. She is employed as a museum curator and freelance writer.

Published Works

Traveling Thorugh Glass, Bright Hill Press, 2000

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Traveling Through Glass (Bright Hill Press Poetry Book Award Series)

ISBN: 1892471051
Release Date: 2000-01-01

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Literary Awards

  • Bright Hill Press Poetry Book Award, Traveling Through Glass

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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