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Highlighted Event

Wednesday, April 17, 2024  Featured Reader at the Poetry Parley, Writers’ Block Bookstore and Cafe, Anchorage, Alaska. The entire reading is here:

Terry read her own work and introduced her poet of influence, Gail Thomas of Massachusetts. Folks then read some of Gail’s fine poems.

Recent Award

Terry’s poem “Astronomy” won First Place in the statewide Alaska Writers Guild 2023 poetry contest. In order to allow winners to publish in a journal, the poem was not featured on their website.

Terry won a finalist designation in both the Passager and the Cirque literary journals.


Terry is available for readings at libraries, school classrooms, senior centers, museums, book clubs, parks and cafes!

She has been a featured reader at many venues in Massachusetts including All Small Caps, the Amherst Poetry Festival, the Collected Poets Series, Great Falls Word Festival, the Literary Arts Series in Westborough, the Massachusetts Poetry Festival, the Plymouth Center for the Arts–Art of the Word, Straw Dog Writer’s Guild Author’s Showcase and the Unbuttoned Poetry Series. Terry has also read at the Herman Melville House, the Lilly Library, the Berkshire Botanical Gardens and the Emily Dickinson Homestead Museum.

Recent Past Events

Tuesday, November 21, 2023 Burning Bright Podcast, finalists highlighted from the Passager Journal yearly poetry contest. Scroll to the “Thanksgiving” episode

Friday, October 13, 2023 Poetry reading of winners and finalists of the Poems of Place contest, Cirque Literary Journal, Writers’ Block Bookstore and Café, Anchorage, AK Terry reads at 01:36 hours.

Sunday, July 14, 2023 Poetry reading from contributors to the Cirque Literary Journal, Anchorage Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Anchorage, AK

Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, Invited to read at a Poetry Open mic event with featuring Nathan McClain, Tell It Slant Poetry Festival, Emily Dickinson Museum, Amherst, MA

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 Center for New Americans “30 Poems in November!” reading. Terry reads her poem at 33:45

Friday, December 4, 2020 “Hope Through Community” book launch online sponsored by Hopkinton Through Poetry Words of Hope Project, Hopkinton, MA. Terry read her poem at 39:15.

Saturday, November 7, 2020 Indie Author’s Day Featured Reader (online), sponsored by her hometown North Castle Public Library in Armonk, New York.

Sunday, August 2, 2020 Writers Read Series (online), Ashfield Public Library, Ashfield, MA

Thursday, April 2, 2020, Amherst Arts Nights Plus – Featured reader with Rebecca Hart Olander, Emily Dickinson Museum, Amherst, MA Postponed

Sunday, March 1, 2020, Art of the Word Series, Plymouth Public Library, Plymouth, MA Postponed

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Sixth Annual Straw Dog Writer’s Guild Author’s Showcase, Forbes Library, Northampton, MA

Tuesday, December 3, 2019, Celebration of 30 Poems in November! Fundraiser for the Center for New Americans, Smith College, Northampton, MA

Sunday, November 10, 2019, BOOK LAUNCH Amherst Books, 8 Main Street, Amherst, MA

Saturday, October 12, 2029, Great Falls Word Festival, Shea Theater, Turners Fall, MA

Tuesday, September 24, 2019, Spoken Word Greenfield Series, 9 Mill Street, Greenfield, MA