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Susan Schmidt Poetry Launch | Beaufort

March 18, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In Susan Schmidt’s third poetry book “Drought Drought Torrential, ” she celebrates neighbors in Beaufort—dolphins, clouds, egrets, ibis, , terns, willets, black skimmers, oystercatchers, herons. She swims, paddles, rows, sails, walks beaches with her Boykin Spaniel Pippa. As scientist and poet, sailboat captain, Quaker naturalist—Susan witnesses coastal diversity and resilience, threatened by sea level rise, King Tides, . During the Pandemic, Susan weeded gardens at NC Maritime Museum and kayaked weekly to survey shorebirds on Rachel Carson Preserve.

In-person and on Zoom. Contact Cyndi Brown, 252-504-7744, cyndi.brown@ncdcr.gov for more information.

SUSAN SCHMIDT has had her Coast Guard Master’s license 40 years, and just renewed. Her other books are Let Go or Hold Fast, Landfall Along the Chesapeake, Song of Moving Water, Salt Runs in My Blood. She works as developmental editor, listed among Top 10 Editors in New England: https://www.the-efa.org/memberinfo/m-susan-schmidt-13097/.
Website www.susanschmidt.net


March 18, 2023
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


NC Maritime Museum
Beaufort, North Carolina + Google Map