Corinne is a writer and librarian who lives in the North Quabbin
region of central Massachusetts. She is a member of
Women of Words
(WOW), a group of writers
who meet in Athol, as well as
the Boston chapter of the
National Writers Union. She is a
native of Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Reviews that have not yet been placed on Rambles.net:
Additional selected publications
"What a Difference a Year Can Make:
Henry David Thoreau
and the Grand Pleasure Excursion of 1861.” Minnesota's Heritage #4,
July 2011, pp. 76-89.
"To Be or Not to Be ... Henry." Thoreau
Society Bulletin 272, Fall 2010.
Two essays in
Writing and Publishing: The Librarian's
Handbook (published by the American Library Association, 2010):
"Confessions of an Amazon.com Reviewer" and "Promoting but
Protecting Yourself Online," pp. 145-147.
An essay about the benefits of travel, written for "This I
Believe" in 2007.
- "When Aesthetics Meet Access: Everything old is new again as
New England's Carnegie libraries face their centennials." American
Libraries 37:4 (April 2006), pp. 60-2. (available
but only to ALA members)
Sleepy Hollow September 11th
(poem published in the online Concord Magazine, Autumn 2002)
Selected Essays / Memoirs
Selected Concert Reviews
- Elton John
& Billy Joel, Foxboro MA, July 18, 2009
Browne, Providence RI, April 4, 2008
- The Dead,
Worcester MA, April 19. 2009
- The Eagles,
Boston MA, July 30, 2008
Kris Kristofferson, Worcester MA, May 4, 2011
- Bob Seger
with the Silver Bullet Band & Steve Azar, Worcester MA, January
Springsteen and the E Street Band, Albany NY, November 15, 2007
- "Westward I Go Free: Tracing Thoreau's Last Journey," a history/guidebook of the 1861
Journey West undertaken by Henry David Thoreau and Horace Mann, Jr.,
scheduled for 2012 release by Green Frigate Books.
- Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - "When Henry Thoreau Came to
Fitchburg: A Transcendental Travelogue." At the
Fitchburg Public Library, 610 Main Street, Fitchburg, Mass.,
- Friday, April 27, 2012 -
"Three Days in May: When Henry Thoreau Came through Illinois."
A morning session during the conference of the
Association of Illinois, held at the
Four Rivers Environmental Education Center, 25055 South Walnut Lane,
Channahon, Illinois. Conference registration is required to attend.
- Sunday, May 6, 2012 - "Plein
Air Poetry Celebration."
Museum, 102 Prospect Hill Road, Harvard, Mass., 1 p.m.
Join me and seven other poets who have had poems chosen for
inclusion in a chapbook and reading event. Free to the public.
- June 21-22, 2012 -
"Following in Henry David Thoreau's Minnesota Footsteps." A session
held during the conference of the
for Environmental Education, held at
Itasca State Park, 36750 Main Park Drive, Park Rapids, Minnesota. Conference registration is required to attend.
- July 12-15, 2012 - "He
Traveled a Good Deal: Promoting Thoreau Country Beyond
Concord's Borders." Participant in a panel discussion held at
the Annual Gathering of
Society, Concord, Mass. Conference registration is
required to attend.
- In the meantime,
click here to check out the podcast from Corinne's June 21,
2011, visit to the WRMN-AM studios in Elgin, Illinois. The
topic of conversation was Mr. Thoreau's trip through the area in
Ongoing web projects:
- New England Carnegies,
a site that honors the libraries that Andrew Carnegie helped
- Carnegies of the Northeast (under development)
- Thoreau's Journey West, a site about the 1861 trip that led
Henry Thoreau & Horace Mann, Jr. to the American Midwest
- Macungie's Three
Pines: The Story of a Pennsylvania Dutch farm (under
Web site work:
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