Virginia Boudreau is a retired teacher living along the southwestern coast of Nova Scotia where she’ll often be found on a beach. Her work has appeared in a wide variety of international publications including The New York Times, Palette Poetry, Grain, Understorey, TNQ, Claw and Blossom, and The Songs of Eretz. She has more work upcoming in Cricket and Sylvia Magazine. Virginia won the Bacopa Literary Review prize for Flash Creative Non-Fiction in 2020, and her poem, “Harbour,” placed third of more than 900 entries from 58 countries in the Stephen A DeBiase Poetry Competition in 2021. She is presently in the process of finding a home for her poetry manuscript, “The Scarred and Bedazzled,” 20 years later than planned.


Virginia is a contributing author to the House of Zolo’s Journal of Speculative Literature, Volume 3, with the poems “Gulls Dreaming”, “Future Truths”, and “Ask the Fossils.”