Beth Ward is a writer, storyteller, and editor.
Her work has appeared in numerous publications including The Rumpus, Hyperallergic, Pigeon Pages Literary Journal, NPR, BUST, The Bitter Southerner, Atlas Obscura, London-based feminist horror magazine, Suspira, and elsewhere.
Beth has also been a recurring guest on Georgia Public Broadcasting’s On Second Thought, and her stories have been featured on West Virginia Public Radio.
Beth currently sits on the board of the Georgia Writers Association, and serves as the editorial manager for the Dream Warriors Foundation Magazine, editorial arm of the Dream Warriors Foundation. DWF is a nonprofit organization that empowers women-identifying folks through grants and community outreach initiatives.
Prior to these positions, she served as the books editor for ArtsATL, a preeminent source for independent arts & culture coverage in Atlanta, and with VIDA: Women in Literary Arts as a nonfiction editor for the VIDA Review.
Beth has also worked as a content writer, content strategist, and communications specialist for women-helmed small businesses such as Shades of Green Permaculture and TOTUM Women, and nonprofit organizations, such as The Tender Foundation, that seek to advance or empower the lives of women and girls.
She is currently at work on a memoir about memories, mothers, and magic in the South.