Award wining poet Sharon Charde, a retired family therapist, is a writing teacher published in over twenty journals and anthologies. She edited and published I Am Not A Juvenile Delinquent, an anthology young writers that resulted from her weekly writing workshops at Touchstone, a residential treatment facility. Bad Girl At The Altar Rail won first prize in the Flume Press 2005 ;Four Trees Down From Ponte Sisto, won first prize from the Dallas Poets Community in 2006, and Backwaters Press will publish her Branch In His Hand, this coming year. She received the first Litchfield County Inge Morath Award in 2005, given for the significant social impact in the arts, and the “Making A Difference For Women Award” from Soroptimist International of Greater Waterbury, CT. She lives in Lakeville with her husband John.
4/30/08 – Sharon Charde