Betsy Snider

Betsy Snider is a retired attorney who lives on a lake in rural New Hampshire with her cat and the ghosts of her many dogs. She is a winner of the 2015 Blue Light Book Award for her book of poems, Hope is a Muscle. She was first published in Lesbian Nuns: Breaking Silence (Naiad Press, 1985). Her poetry has been published in a variety of journals and anthologies, most recently in River of Earth and Sky (Blue Light Press, 2015), Poet Showcase (Hobblebush Press, 2015) and Love Over 60 (Mayapple Press, 2010).