About Barbara Simmons

Barbara Simmons is a Bostonian living in California –the two coasts inform her writing! A graduate of Wellesley and The Writing Seminars from Johns Hopkins, she’s a retired educator who writes to remember, envision, celebrate, mourn, and understand. She’s published a book of poetry, Offertories: Exclamations and Disequilibriums (Amazon) and a chapbook (12/22), Sweeping, Not Swept Away. Her writing has appeared in numerous publications, including Santa Clara Review, Hartskill Review, Boston Accent, NewVerse News, Soul-Lit, Capsule Stories, Writing it Real, and the Journal of Expressive Writing. Visit her at barbarasimmonspoetry.com.