- Road Rules
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Vernita Hall is the author of Where William Walked (Willow Books, 2018), winner of the Willow Books Grand Prize for Poetry and of the Robert Creeley Prize from Marsh Hawk Press, and The Hitchhiking Robot Learns About Philadelphians (Moonstone, 2017), winner of the Moonstone Chapbook Contest. Her poems and essays appear or are forthcoming in numerous journals and anthologies. Hall holds an MFA in creative writing from Rosemont College and serves on the poetry review board of Philadelphia Stories.