V.C. McCabe is an Appalachian poet, the author of Give the Bard a Tetanus Shot (Vegetarian Alcoholic Press, 2019), and a reader for Frontier Poetry. She formerly co-edited the New International Voices series (Ice Floe Press) and Barren Magazine. Her work has appeared in ekphrastic exhibits and journals worldwide, including EPOCH, Poet Lore, and Prairie Schooner. She has lived in Ireland and West Virginia. Her website is vcmccabe.com.