Recommended Links by:

Barbara Youngblood Carr

New Books for Kids Bookstore - Website for Suzanne Zoch - Author of Growing Up Southern - edited by me under imprint press name, Little Chicken Fried Books. Author of other books, performance artist I have worked with and friend.

Morgan Printing - They have printed six of my partially funded City of Austin Arts Commission Ancestor Series books since 2002 - (seventh book is due out by the end of Sep 08). Covers/Titles May be seen on their website.

Writer's League of Texas - My 2006 Ancestor Series book, Following in Ancestral Footsteps, was a Finalist in their annual Violet Crown Award competition in 2007.

Poetry Society of Texas - Awarded 4th place in their annual Eakin Press Manuscript Award competition in 2006.

Austin Poetry Society

National Federation of State Poetry Societies

Poetry in the Arts

Austin International Poetry Festival / or Austin Poets International, Inc. site.  I have been on the Board for 16 years; secretary for 7 years; co-editor for the annual awards anthology, di-verse city for 7 years. Awarded Certificate of Appreciation in 2005 for 12 years of dedicated service at the annual Festival.

Alvin Community College - Have presented very successful poetry workshop there. Was written up / featured in the Brazoria County Living Magazine as a result of my presentation / workshop. Ancestor Series books are in their library.

Blinn College, Bryan, TX - Presentation for Honors English Class in Mar 08. Ancestor Series books are in their library.

Baylor University, Waco, TX - Featured poetry reader at the Baylor House of Poetry, Apr 08. Poetry published in their annual anthology. Set of Ancestor Series books is in their library.

Northeastern University, Tahlequah, OK - Tahlequah, OK is the capital of the Cherokee Nation - Ancestor Series books, which are always about my Native American Cherokee ancestry in that area and growing up in the Southwest and Texas, are in their library.

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor - Belton, TX - I have been a staged reader from my Ancestor Series books and workshop facilitator at their annual Writers Festival in Jan for several years. Ancestor Series books are in their bookstore. Published in Windhover, their Journal of Christian Literature, in 08. Foreword for Finalist in the Writer's League of Texas Violet Crown Award for Ancestor Series book in 07, Following in Ancestral Footsteps, was written by Audell Shelburne, Professor of English at Mary Hardin-Baylor.

Dos Gatos Press, publisher of the annual Texas Poetry Calendar. I will be published in the best of the first ten years of TX Poetry Calendars - in Oct.

Website of Classical Harp-Guitarist Stephen Bright, designer of six of my Ancestor Series book covers, graphic designer, outstanding musician and friend.