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Oysterville

Poems

edited by Laurel S. Peterson

In August of 2018, eleven Norwalk poets stepped into the recording booth to capture their voices so that audiences could experience their poetry out loud. The project was conceived by Poet Laureate Laurel S. Peterson and Marc Alan of Norwalk’s Factory Underground Studios. This companion chapbook brings the poems to the printed page. Oysterville: Poems the Album is available for download on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Soundcloud, YouTube and most major retail/streaming platforms in about 100 countries.

About the Editor

Laurel S. Peterson is a Professor of English at Norwalk Community College. Her poetry has been published in many small literary journals. She has two poetry chapbooks: That’s the Way the Music Sounds, from Finishing Line Press (2009) and Talking to the Mirror from The Last Automat Press (2010). She also co-edited a collection of essays on women’s justice titled (Re)Interpretations: The Shapes of Justice in Women’s Experience (2009). Her mystery novel, Shadow Notes, will be released in June 2021. A full length collection of poetry, Do You Expect Your Art to Answer You? was released by Futurecycle Press in 2017. She served as poet laureate of Norwalk, Connecticut from April 2016 – April 2019. LaurelPeterson.com

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