An excerpt from Make Your Mama Proud been published in The Detroit Free Press on March 27, 2028.

Ferne, a Detroit Story has been released (Feb 1 2022).   For more information see below.  Order through Amazon or Spuyten Duyvil

For review copies contact the publisher, Spuyten Duyvil at

Review in The Rupture, by Geri Lipschultz     (Feb 15, 2022)

Two zoom readings of Ferne: March 6th at 3 pm (curated by Three Fold Press in Detroit, reading with Lynn Crawford).  The second  on April 3rd at 3 pm (curated by Lunar Chandelier in NYC and reading with Jane Wodening).   For zoom links contact Barbara through facebook messaging or at

MY FLICKR COLLECTION [photos of poetry readings by many poets over the years]