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Meet Barbara Shepherd

Barbara Shepherd is an award-winning artist, writer, and poet. Her creative and technical work has appeared in books, magazines and newspapers. Read More.


"Yule Tidings" by Prosateurs released November 1, 2019!!                 Shepherd has a food article, a book excerpt, and 10 recipes in the anthology - joining six other authors to bring you essays, articles, poems, short stories, devotionals, recipes and more to celebrate Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's holidays. (Click on the NEWS tab above for the complete press release.) Yule Tidings is available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, BooksAMillion, Lulu, and other online retailers, and from the Prosateurs members while supplies last. For more information, including book signing dates and locations, visit the group’s website at Prosateurs.blogspot.com.

 Yule Tidings Book Cover


Shepherd wins "Voice of the Fair Poet" in 2019



 Book to be read at Guthrie Author Fair


2019 OWFI Awards

Barbara displays four more wins at the OWFI Conference 2019, along with the help of her Doodle and Peck Publishing friend, Marla F. Jones.


"The Untamed West"Anthology - Western Fictioneers


            "The Potbelly Pig Promise" Picture Book (Hardcover & Softcover & e-book)

 Click here for a cute book trailer!  Front Cover of Picture Book - The Potbelly Pig Promise

 Front Cover of Novel - River Bend

"River Bend"

      Mainstream Historical Novel (Paperback & e-book)