Ginny Wiehardt is a poet and fiction writer, currently seeking representation for her contemporary upper-middle-grade novel Sugar Summer. Her chapbook Migration won the 2015 Gold Line Press Poetry Chapbook Contest and was published in 2016. A poetry bestseller for Small Press Distribution, it was featured by Poetry Daily and Speaking of Marvels.
Her poetry has appeared in literary journals including the Adroit Journal, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Bellingham Review, Southern Humanities Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, and Willow Springs. Her work has also been included in Political Punch: Contemporary Poems on the Politics of Identity (Sundress Publications 2016). She holds an MFA in Poetry from the Michener Center for Writers and has been awarded residencies at Hedgebrook and Jentel. Originally from Texas, she now lives in Brooklyn, NY with her family.