For more than 30 years, I’ve been giving readings and conducting writing workshops for children and adults. Often I use my own poems and prose in my presentations. Here’s an overview of my published work.
Welcome! Come on in and browse through my books of poetry, anthologies I’ve edited and in which my poems appear, and some essays and articles on subjects ranging from blue water sailing to New England farm stays to birding. You can also find photos of my collaborations with painters, sculptors, photographers and musicians. Listen to audio clips of a sampling of my voiceover work.
As a poet, I perform and teach at colleges & universities throughout the country, and in residencies in elementary and high schools, libraries, writers’ workshops and retreats, and senior centers. Read More…
Basil Harris (pictured with sister Anne, summer 2016) He died today. Farewell, sweet singer.
From the first time we hit the brakes and backed up to be sure we’d seen what we thought we’d seen—a Nativity diorama made entirely of pumpkin-headed figures—we were hooked. Charter photographed the scene and made it into a Christmas card. It was a great hit with family and friends and so began our tradition […]