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Illustration by Alina Chau

Welcome to my site. I am thrilled that you have stopped by for a visit! I’m a children’s author, poet, wife, mother, librarian and wannabe knitter, not necessarily in that order. I have great fun teaching poetry to all ages. In 2002 I founded the Fine Line Poets, and I have served as a judge for numerous writing contests, including The Sandy, the Mass Book Awards and the Massachusetts State Poetry Society. 

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  • Author Acrostics with Keely Parrack

    Let’s hear it for Keely Parrack’s visit to #AuthorAcrostics this week. And give an even bigger round of applause for her picture book, Morning Sunshine, which had its debut at the start of the pandemic.

  • Author Acrostics with Anne Nesbet

    Daring Darlene: Queen of the Screen, The Orphan Band of Springdale, and Cloud and Wallfish are a few of Anne Nesbet’s fantastic middle grade novels for you to check out, along with her fun #AuthorAcrostics below. You can watch a video about her research for Daring Darlene here and the book trailer here. Enjoy!

  • Author Acrostics with Matthew Winner

    If you don’t look fast enough, you’ll miss Matthew Winner! He really is juggling many hats. Like he says in this week’s #AuthorAcrostics, they have been fashioned perfectly for him. To find out more, click here!

  • Author Acrostics with Kevan Atteberry

    Again, catching up from this past Monday, but I had a fantastic visit with author/illustrator, Kevan Atteberry. And can I just say how much I LOVE having an illustrator who includes his art. Look at that sweet bear and his kite. I don’t think it gets better than that! To find out more about Kevan, ...

  • Author Acrostics with Kate Messner

    Oh dear! I’m behind with my Acrostics posts on here. But Kate visited on March 8th (my Dad’s birthday, actually) and we had a grand time. Please check out her books and more about Kate here!