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.

Presented by the Literary Guild of the Center for the Arts Lake Sunapee Region.


Apr 11 2022


7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Vets Hall


Newbury Public Library
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