Valerie Wallace

Valerie Wallace’s debut poetry collection House of McQueen (March 2018) was chosen by Vievee Francis for the Four Way Books Intro Prize in Poetry. Her work was chosen by Margaret Atwood for the Atty Award, and she has received an Illinois Arts Council Literary Award and the San Miguel de Allende Writers Conference Award in Poetry, as well as many grants to support her work, for which she is extremely grateful. Valerie manages the Hillary Gravendyk Scholarship for first-time attendees to the SVCW Poetry Workshop. She attended the Community of Writers in 2010.