Polish by birth, J. B. Polk is a citizen of the world by choice. Her first story was short-listed for the Hennessy Awards, Ireland in 1996. She became a regular contributor to Women’s Quality Fiction, Books Ireland and IncoGnito. She was also the co-founder of Virginia House Writers, Dublin and helped establish the OKI Literary Awards.
Her creative writing was interrupted as she moved to Latin America and started contributing to magazines and newspapers and then writing textbooks for different Latin American Ministries of Education.
Since she went back to writing fiction last year, 10 of her stories, flash fiction and non-fiction have been accepted for anthologies and magazines in Australia, U.K., Germany, U.S., and Canada. She is about to publish her first novel.