Cynthia Read Gardner

Cynthia Read Gardner's most recent work is a poetry chapbook, How Will They Find Me, put out by Finishing Line Press. Her poems have been published in Alaska Quarterly Review, Southern Poetry Review, The Bridge, Berkshire Review, Potlatcxh, and three Mad River Press anthologies: Crossing Paths (2002), Holding True (1999), and Under One Roof (1992).  She holds degrees from Simon’s Rock, Simmons College, and Smith College School for Social Work and works as a clinical social worker in private practice and in juvenile and adult courts as a forensic mental health clinician.  In addition to her writing and clinical work, she enjoys hiking, skiing, and competitive running. She and her husband live in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, and have two grown sons.