Marcia F. Brown

is the author of the poetry collections, What on Earth, published by Moon Pie Press (2010); Home to Roost, Paintings and Poems of Belfast, Maine with artist Archie Barnes (2007); and The Way Women Walk (Sheltering Pines Press 2006), which was selected First Prize Winner of the 2005 Sheltering Pines Press Chapbook Competition. She is a graduate of Smith College and holds and MFA from the University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast Program. She was recently named Portland, Maine’s 4th Poet Laureate.