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Gayle C. Heney

Gayle C. Heney is a former North Andover 2-term Poet Laureate. She is the award winning producer and host of the TV series "Write Now". She is the editor of the poetry anthology "Songs from the Castle’s Remains", "Leaf Sorrow Tree Strong", and co-editor of "Soulmates" that will be published in 2018. Heney’s poems have appeared in "Moments Falling Open", "Methuen Life", "The Underground Movement", and elsewhere. Heney has taught poetry at the Peabody Essex Museum, libraries, senior centers, schools, Essex Art Center, Rolling Ridge Conference Center, Salem Arts Festivals, retirement communities, Cape Ann Museum, MA Poetry’s Student Day of Poetry, and MA Poetry Festivals.