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Poetry Reading

Poetry Reading
Date: May 11, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Betsy Headley will read from her book, The Clarity of Birds, followed by a Q&A.

This book is a collection of poems and bird photographs. Betsy’s words and images of nature are woven throughout her book. Beauty and brutality, compassion and aging, and wisdom and wildlife are explored through a language of understanding.

Books are available for purchase, cash or check only. Copies of her earlier book, Something is Always Left, will also be available.

In person only.



Betsy Headley is a poet and photographer from Swanville, Maine. Something Is Always Left (2017) was her first poetry book, and The Clarity of Birds is her second. Betsy has a BA in anthropology and art and has taught English in China and Japan. Her photography has been shown in numerous exhibits throughout Maine. Betsy’s passion for wildlife, particularly birds, is reflected in her writing and photography.

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