Mary Ellen Redmond reads her poem, "Mistaken Identity."
Mary Ellen Redmond earned her MFA in Poetry from the Bennington Writing Seminars. Her poems have appeared in The Drunken Boat, Free State Review, 5 AM, Comstock Review, Cape Cod Review, Rattle and The Cortland Review. A former slam poet, she represented Cape Cod at the National Poetry Slam Competition in Providence, RI. This is her twenty-third year teaching English to students in the Dennis-Yarmouth School District. The Ocean Effect, her second chapbook, was published in 2011, but the publication she is most proud of is the poem tattooed on her son’s rib cage.