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Barbara Vance

Copperplate Publishing
Barbara Vance is a published poet and illustrator whose award-nominated children’s poetry collection, Suzie Bitner Was Afraid of the Drain, was released in April 2010. After earning bachelors and Masters degrees in Western Literature, Barbara worked in advertising before beginning a PhD focused on transmedia narratives at the University of Texas at Dallas. She is the non-fiction editor of the literary magazine, Reunion, and has taught writing at Southern Methodist University and at UTDallas. Ms. Vance’s work has appeared in literary journals, poetry collections, numerous Texas publications, and recently, an ARG. She is producing a short film on 18th Century Fanmaking with the cooperation of the Dallas Museum of Art, and her advice has been sought on screenplays, marketing campaigns and novels. Barbara is the owner of Copperplate Publishing, a media company that produces print and e-books.