Poetry Reading with Betsy Snider
Join us for a celebration of Poetry Month with poet Betsy Snider.
Betsy Snider is a retired attorney who lives on a lake in rural New Hampshire with the ghosts of her many cats and dogs. When she is not swimming or hiking, she writes poetry and has volunteered as a CASA Guardian ad Litem for abused and neglected children. She was first published in the ground-breaking anthology, Lesbian Nuns: Breaking Silence (Naiad Press, 1985). Her most recent book of poetry, View From the Other Side, was published in 2020 and was a finalist for the 2021 NH Literary Awards for Poetry. She is also a winner of the 2015 Blue Light Press Award for her first book of poems, Hope is a Muscle. Her poetry has been published in a variety of journals and anthologies, most recently in Pandemic Puzzle Poems (Blue Light Press, 2021); The Mud Chronicles (Monadnock Writers’ Group, 2018); Carrying the Branch (Glass Lyre Press, 2017); The Lesbian Body (Sinister Wisdom, Fall 2017); Amore: Love Poems (Imagination Press, 2016); Our Last Walk (University Professors Press, 2016); River of Earth and Sky: Poems for the 21st Century (Blue Light Press, 2015); Poet Showcase (Hobblebush Press, 2015); and Love Over 60: an anthology of women’s poems (Mayapple Press, 2010).
Free and open to the public.