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All That Sustains 

My first book of poetry, an illustrated full-length collection of work produced over
20 years, inspired connections with th
e natural world and its inhabitants through all four seasons. It reveals salient times in my life as a young mother and conservation biologist, reflecting on my own childhood, and the insights, strength, and sustenance
gained by spending s
low, watchful time in nature. Available for purchase online through Off the Common Books

Nature Poems
I have published individual poems in the following journals and anthologies:


The Silkworm: The Annual Review of the Florence Poets Society:

A Triad of Webs." Silkworm 15: Vision, Fall 2022.

"Cardinalis Has Risen." Silkworm 14: Rise, Fall 2021.

"The Mink." Silkworm 13: Luck, Fall 2020.

The Tiny Seed Literary Journal:
"Ode to a Lady's Slipper." Online Blog, September 2, 2023

"Wildflowers at Tully Lake." Online Blog, November 5, 2022

"Winter's Omen." Online Blog, April 27, 2021. 

"Across Kilauea." Online Blog, December 6, 2020.

"All that is Manifold." Online Blog, July 25, 2020.

"Birds Save Me Daily." Online  Blog May 30, 2020.

"What is Given." Online Blog April 4, 2020.

"The Hemlocks." The Tree Journal,  November 2019.
"The Wisdom of the Stream."
 Four Elements Journal, June 2019.


Poetry Quarterly:

"All I Need." Spring 2021.

"Otter." Fall 2020.
"Tide Pool Prayer." Spring 2020 2020
"The Cottonwood's Offspring" and "Whales Breathing at Night." Summer 2019.

"Amphibian Revival." Spring 2019.

"Interplay." Fall 2018.

"Ode to a Lady's Slipper." Poetry of the Wild Flowers. Tiny Seed Press. 2023

"Wildflowers at Tully Lake." Plant Your Words Anthology. Tiny Seed Press, 2023.

"What Matters." Pandemic Poetry and Prose: Writing in the Time of Corona, Straw Dog Writers' Guild, Online Blog, July 3,

'Firelight." Where Beach Meets Ocean: 10 Years of the Block Island Poetry Project, 2013.

The Burlington Poetry Journal:

"The Silence of Snow." Volume I, 2007.

"Perched in Suburbia." Volume I, 2007.

* Featured Author at Straw Dog Writers Guild Writers Night Out on February 7, 2023, 7-9 pm, at the Big Bear Used Books & Cafe in Easthampton, MA.
* 9th Annual Straw Dog Writers Guild
Authors Showcase: A Celebration of Members' Books, online event, January 18, 2023.
* Opening Reception of the 17th Annual Edwin Way Teale Writers & Artists-in-Residence Trail Wood Reflections Exhibit, M
arch 13, 2022, at the Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Pomfret.

* 17th Annual Trail Wood Under the Harvest Moon Festival, CT Audubon Society, September 19, 2021.

Other Accomplishments

* Selected as one of three writers for CT Audubon Society's Trail Wood Artist-in-Residency Program at the Edwin Way Teale Memorial Sanctuary in Summer 2021.
* Shortlisted (top of the list) in Tiny Seed Literary Journal's Chapbook Competition in Spring 2020.
* Participated in Tupelo Press 30/30 Poetry Project in September 2019.


"Surprising Sandpiper."  Bird Watcher's Digest, October 2009.

Reflections on the Environment: Nature's Place in The Other Paper, South Burlington, Vermont, 2005-2006:

   Articles include:

    "Turkey Lane" December 4, 2005
    "Migrating Vermont?" January 19, 2006
    "The Subnivian Zone" February 16, 2006
    "The Prodigious Pileated" March 23, 2006
    "The Wonder of Wildflowers" May 25, 2006
    "Searching for Salamanders" April 27, 2006

    "Rebirth" June 22, 2006

    "The Monarch's Return" August 10, 2006

    "A Field of Gold" September 21, 2006
    "Keeping Our Eyes on Goldeneyes" January 25, 2007

  Editorials include:

    "Conserving South Burlington's Natural Communities"  November 5, 2004
    "Extending Midland Avenue: fracturing a precious landscape" April 7, 2005

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Reindeer Moss on Mount Ascutney, Vermont. 


Southern view from Mount Ascutney, Vermont. 


Sunset in Amherst, MA


Waterfall along Falling Waters Trail to Mount Lincoln, NH

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Doolittle Brook, Leverett, MA

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