|Poet Gary Rainford|
Gary Rainford is the author of two poetry collections, Salty Liquor and Liner Notes. Gary’s suite of poems, We Are Here, was an honorable mention selected by Betsy Sholl for The Gabriel Zimpritch Memorial Poetry Prize. His work is collected in the anthology, Take Heart, edited by Wesley McNair. Down East magazine calls Gary a Maine poet at the top of his game. Maine Today Magazine calls his latest book, Liner Notes, a tribute to music. Gary teaches online for a college in New York, runs Island Verse, a creative writing literacy incubator, and serves as code enforcement officer and plumbing inspector for Swan’s Island where he lives year-round with his wife and daughter.