Raindrops Peony Vermont
Elizabeth McCarthy lives in northern Vermont. Retired from teaching in 2019, she turned to poetry when the pandemic closed the world down and time became a windfall. She is a member of the online poetry group, The Lockdown Poets of Aberdeen, Scotland, and the Poetry Society of Vermont. In 2020, Elizabeth published her first chapbook, The Old House. Her manuscript Digging Potatoes was shortlisted in the 2021 Hunger Mountain: VCFA May Day Mountain Chapbook Series contest. Elizabeth’s second chapbook, Winter Vole, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2022; in 2024 they will publish her chapbook, Hard Feelings.