Marie Gauthier works as marketing projects specialist at Pioneer Valley Books. She is a Franklin County Regional Representative for Mass Poetry, chief cook & bottle-washer of the Collected Poets Series, and President of the League of Women Voters of Franklin County. She serves on the LWVMA Membership Steering Committee and on the Buckland-Shelburne Elementary School Local Education Council. Previously she was the GM at the Jeffery Amherst Bookshop in Amherst, MA, and Director of Sales & Marketing at Tupelo Press.
Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in many journals, including Linebreak, Cave Wall, The MacGuffin, Hunger Mountain, Crab Creek Review, The Grove Review, Poetry Northwest, The Common, and elsewhere.
She was the recipient of a 2008 Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize, and received Honorable Mention in the 2010 Dorothy Prizes. Her chapbook, Hunger All Inside, was released by Finishing Line Press in October 2009.
Marie and her husband, Lance, live in Shelburne Falls, MA (home of the alluring yet incredibly dangerous Glacial Potholes) with their three children. She is always happy to receive email: mgauthier [dot] hunger [at] gmail [dot] com