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Poetry Sunday: Mary Ellen Redmond

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Mary Ellen Redmond reads her poem, "Mistaken Identity."   

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Mary Ellen Redmond earned her MFA in Poetry from the Bennington Writing Seminars. Her poems have appeared in The Drunken Boat, Free State Review, 5 AM, Comstock Review, Cape Cod ReviewRattle and The Cortland Review. A former slam poet, she represented Cape Cod at the National Poetry Slam Competition in Providence, RI. This is her twenty-third year teaching English to students in the Dennis-Yarmouth School District. The Ocean Effect, her second chapbook, was published in 2011, but the publication she is most proud of is the poem tattooed on her son’s rib cage.