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Suellen Wedmore

Suellen Wedmore, Poet Laureate emerita for the small seaside town of Rockport, Massachusetts, has been widely published. She has been awarded first place in the Writer’s Digest’s Rhyming Poem Contest and, most recently, in the digest’s Non-Rhyming Poems contest. Her chapbook Deployed won the Grayson Press annual contest, her chapbook On Marriage and Other Parallel Universes was published by Finishing Line Press. and her chapbook Mind the Light won a first place in Quill’s Press’s "Women on the Edge" contest. In 2014 she won first place in the Studios of Key West Contest, and three of her poems have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She graduated from the MFA Program in Poetry at New England College in 2004.