BettyAnn Lauria reads her poem, "Daily Observance."
BettyAnn Lauria is a writer, singer, educator and energy worker. She has lived on the Cape with her husband Tom for 22 years. Her work appeared in CapeWoman Magazine, World of Water, World of Sand and Prime Time Magazine. She is a proud charter member of the Bass River Revisionists.
Rebecca Okrent reads her poem, "Consider the Horseshoe Crab."
Rebecca Okrent lives with her husband Daniel Okrent on Lieutenant Island in Wellfleet where the salt marsh served as inspiration for many of the poems in her recent book, Boys of My Youth, published by Four Way Books.
Robin Smith-Johnson reads her poem, "On Considering Eye Surgery."
Robin Smith-Johnson works as the newsroom librarian at the Cape Cod Times, as well as teaches in the Language and Literature Department at Cape Cod Community College. Her book of poetry, Dream of the Antique Dealer’s Daughter was published in Dec. 2013 from Word Poetry and a chapbook of poems, Gale Warnings came out from Finishing Line Press in Feb. 2016. Robin is also the co-founder of the local poetry group, Steeple Street Poets. She lives in Mashpee with her family.
Francis Lunney reads his poem, "Resurrecting a Songbird."
I began writing poetry while a graduate student in English at the University of New Hampshire. I've previously published poems in Outside Bozeman magazine, Appalachia, and Salamander. Recently, I have ventured into writing about my interest in fly fishing and have articles forthcoming in Eastern Fly Fishing magazine. I live in Salem, MA and work in a nearby town as a elementary school reading specialist.