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Charles Coe

Poet, writer and singer Charles Coe is author of two books of poetry: All Sins Forgiven: Poems for my Parentsand Picnic on the Moon, both published by Leapfrog Press. His poems have been set by numerous composers. He is author of Spin Cycles, a novella published by Gemma Media.

Charles is the winner of a fellowship in poetry from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. He was selected by the Associates of the Boston Public Library as a “Boston Literary Light for 2014.” He is an Artist Fellow for the St. Botolph Club, an organization that supports arts and the humanities in Greater Boston and is also an Artist-in-Residence for the city of Boston. He also teaches in the MFA program at Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island.