About Barbara

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About Barbara Vance

Barbara Vance is an author and illustrator and a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Dallas. She is the former non-fiction editor of the literary magazine, Reunion, and has taught writing at Southern Methodist University and at UTDallas.

Ms. Vance’s work has appeared in everything from literary journals, poetry collections, numerous Texas publications, to alternative reality games. She also works on films with cultural organizations and museums, and consults on screenplays, marketing campaigns and novels; and speaks about narrative and storytelling strategies, most recently at SXSW in Austin, Texas.

Her children’s poetry and stories have been used by numerous education and arts organizations, including The Dallas Chamber Symphony, for whom Barbara illustrated, and cowrote a digital music curriculum.

Follow her on twitter:  @brvance

Author Website: www.barbaravance.com