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Darrelyn Saloom, writer

Author Darrelyn Saloom – Photo by Janenne deClouet

Darrelyn Saloom is co-author of My Call to the Ring: A Memoir of a Girl Who Yearns to Box (Glasnevin 2012) with Deirdre Gogarty, Ireland’s first female world boxing champion.

Her guest posts, stories, and essays can be found at JaneFriedman.comWriter’s Digest, Boxing.comSuzanne Kingsbury, Catching DaysTweetspeak Poetry, Hippocampus Magazineand the Virginia Quarterly Review

Darrelyn is at work on a collection of childhood-inspired memoir essays with her first reader and favorite poet, Dave Malone

She lives with her husband (and various critters) on a horse farm in Lafayette, also known as Acadiana, the French region of south Louisiana.