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photo by Mariah Edson

Appointed by the Governor as NH State Poet Laureate 2014-2019

“The marvelous specificities of her poems demonstrate a fierce and admirable passion
...with a steadfast gaze at the natural world as intense and perfectly rendered as that of Rilke’s panther.”

--Publishers Weekly

Forthcoming from Schaffner Press:
INTERVAL: Poems Based on Bach’s Goldberg Variations,
winner of the Nicholas Schaffner Award for Music in Literature


STRANGE TERRAIN on SPD Bestseller list, July-Sept. 2009!

Strange Terrain: A Poetry Handbook for The Reluctant Reader
Hobblebush Books, June 2009
Order through Small Press Distribution or your local bookstore.
See "understanding poetry" link above for more on this book
& programs on how to understand poetry.



Be That Empty--now in its 2nd printing, from Harbor Mountain Press, December 2007
4 weeks on the National Poetry Society's bestseller list in 2008.
Order through Harbor Mountain Press, Small Press Distribution, or your local bookstore.


Readings, discussion groups, workshop instruction, mentoring, visiting artist, poetry judging, manuscript review and editing, young adult workshops,
poetry appreciation programs, etc.


P. O. Box 25
Acworth, NH 03601

BE THAT EMPTY cover art by Susan Osgood
STRANGE TERRAIN collage cover art by ABF

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