Sandra DeSantis is an amateur photographer with a love for New England and taking photographs. She developed her own black and white negatives and photos “back in the day” before digital cameras. You can view Sandra’s photography page on Facebook, New England Through My Eyes.
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Martha Andrews Donovan, author of the chapbook Dress Her in Silk (Finishing Line Press 2009), is a writer and teacher who lived in New Hampshire for a good many years and recently moved to an island in Maine. Her writing explores the intersections between memory, image, and narrative, and the ways in which the things we unearth—photographs, artifacts, ephemera, and other fragmentary evidence—can help narrate a life. You can view Martha’s work at her blog One Writer’s Excavation: Narrating a Life, Piece by Piece.
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J.C. Elkin, an M.F.A. candidate at Bennington Writing Seminars, is the author of World Class: Poems Inspired by the ESL Classroom and other works appearing in such journals as Kestrel, The Delmarva Review, and Steam Ticket. Her work is inspired by the music of languages, a long memory for minutiae, and a probing spirituality, with feminism as the whack-a-mole of her works. To learn more, visit http://www.jcelkin.net/.
Kristina England’s writing and photography have been published in several magazines, including Apeiron Review, Gyroscope Review, Silver Birch Press, and Tipton Poetry Journal. She resides in Worcester, Massachusetts. You can view Kristina’s photography page on Facebook.
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Now in its fourth year, New England Memories has a new publication process and features.
As of 2019, I’ll be publishing accepted work on a rolling basis. That is, rather than publishing a collection of work by 5 to 7 individuals in a seasonal issue, I’ll be posting individuals’ work as it is received, reviewed, and accepted. (The original 8 issues of New England Memories are still available from the Read Past Issues page.)
The Home page of this site now features the titles of the most recently published work with links to their respective pages.
From the navigation menu, you can also browse published work by genre (that is, creative nonfiction, poetry, photography, and artwork), as well as by contributor.
I hope readers and contributors will find these new features helpful. If you have any questions, feel free to email me.
Inspired by PoemCity in Montpelier, Vermont, Yvona Fast (a frequent visitor to Vermont) brought PoemVillage to Saranac Lake, New York. Her poems have appeared in Farming Magazine, The Poeteer, Oswego Alumni magazine, and the Weekend Poets anthology for 2015, 2016 and 2017 (published in Maine). The author of three books, a weekly food column running continuously since 2005, and over 200 magazine articles, she lives in the Adirondacks where she is a member of the Adirondack Center for Writing and The Poetry Group. Learn more at http://www.wordsaremyworld.com.
Irma Haggerty was born and raised in the greater Boston, MA, area and is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. She is a retired public school teacher living in Franconia, New Hampshire. Her poetry has appeared in several publications including Stone Soup, Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts; Sitting Frog: Poetry of Naropa Institute, Boulder, Colorado; Love and Trouble, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, New Hampshire; and The Leaflet: Journal of the New England Association of Teachers of English, Assonet, Massachusetts.