Margaret Bashaar

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Occupation Editor-poet
Location Pittsburgh, PA
Introduction Margaret's second chapbook, Letters from Room 27 of the Grand Midway Hotel, was published by Blood Pudding Press in the summer of 2011. Her first chapbook, Barefoot and Listening, was published by Tilt Press in 2009. Her poetry has also been published in or is forthcoming from journals such as Caketrain, The Pedestal Magazine, BOXCAR Poetry Review, New South Review, Goblin Fruit, Barge Journal, Pank, Arsenic Lobster, and So to Speak, among others. She writes mini reviews of chapbooks for her blog, and runs the micro press Hyacinth Girl Press. She loves hippos, her yak hat, and Ganesha and her favorite pie is key lime. She can be reached at myhyacinthgirl (at)
Interests poetry, typewriters, performance art, reading, jewelry making, radical spiritual experiences, haunted hotels, parenting, drag, shamanism