Carli Carrara
Carli Carrara was born in Far Rockaway, New York in 1938. She received her BA in psychology from Northeastern University. After completing her Masters in Special Education from Boston College she became a teacher of children with special needs, eventually developing her own curriculum incorporating poetry, science and the visual arts. In 1994, while teaching at Rhode Island College, she received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching Science and Mathematics.

When she retired, she enrolled in the Vermont College Low Residency program where she received her MFA in Poetry. Carli’s poems have been published in many literary magazines, including The Breath of Parted Lips: Voices from the Robert Frost Place, Alehouse Press, Onion River Review, Phoebe and The MacGuffin. She teaches Tai Chi in Norton, MA where she lives with her husband, Rich.