A former Poet Laureate of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Bernadette McBride
has been honored as a Pushcart Prize nominee, second-place winner of the international Ray Bradbury writing award, and both a finalist and runner-up for the Robert Fraser poetry prize.
She has taught Creative Writing at Temple University, and conducts poetry and fiction writing workshops in the Bucks County region.
work has been published in numerous journals and anthologies nationally and is forthcoming in the UK.
directs the monthly Poets Reading Series at Farley's Bookshop in New Hope, PA and has read her
own work for Public Television in New York City and PhillyCAM in Philadelphia.
is the author of Waiting for the Light to Change (WordTech Editions, 2013).
Photo of Bernadette McBride