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Marjorie Block’s forthcoming collection is Where One Thing Becomes Another in which her poems are the muses for the photography of Allan Cole. Her poems has appeared in The Mid-America Poetry Review, Mizmor L’David Anthology, World of Water, World of Sand, and other publications. Marjorie lives in Dennis, Massachusetts.
Charles Coe is the author of two collections of poems, published by Leapfrog Press: Picnic on the Moon and All Sins Forgiven (2013). Charles is also featured on numerous spoken word CDs, including Get Ready for Boston, a collection of stories and songs about Boston neighborhoods and One Side of the River, an anthology of Cambridge and Somerville poets. Charles is a program officer for the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and is a long-time activist with the National Writers Union, a labor union of freelance writers. In addition to his work as a writer, Charles has an extensive background as a jazz vocalist. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Joyce Wilson’s first book of poems is The Etymology of Spruce, (2010). She is editor and creator of The Poetry Porch, and teaches English at Suffolk University. Her poems have appeared in literary journals, including Cyphers, Poetry Ireland, Ibbetson Street Magazine, and online at Mezzo Cammin. One of her poems won the Daniel Varoujan Award from the New England Poetry Club of Cambridge, Mass. and another won the Katherine Lee Bates award from the Falmouth Historical Society.
Directions: From Bourne Bridge. Rt. 28 south to Thomas Landers Road exit, right off ramp to Rt. 28A south (left), about 1 1/2 miles. Just past Old Dock Rd., on right, West Falmouth Library is on the left, with parking. Note: Bourne Bridge is under repair for April & May. Allow more travel time.
From Woods Hole. Woods Hole Rd. to Palmer Ave. to Rt. 28 north to Brick Kiln Rd. exit, left off the ramp to Rt. 28A (stop sign). Take a right, and go less than I mile. West Falmouth Library is on the right, with parking (before the library, across from the Quaker Meeting House).