March 20, 2022: Monica McAlpine
Monica McAlpine published her first book of poems, Winter Bride (Main Street Rag Press, 2021) at age eighty. Other poems of hers have appeared in Ibbetson Street, Leon, Poetry Quarterly, The Aurorean, and Wilderness House Literary Review. Professor Emerita at University of Massachusetts Boston, where she taught for thirty-six years and directed the Honors Program, McAlpine is the author of two books and several articles on medieval literature. She has exhibited her paintings with local art associations. She and her husband live in Brookline; they have two grandchildren.