Brooke Herter James is the author of two poetry chapbooks (The Widest Eye and Spring took the Long Way Around) and one children’s book (Why Did the Farmer Cross the Road?). Her poems have appeared in PoemTown Vermont, Poets Reading the News, New Verse News, Flapper Press and Writing in a Woman’s Voice. She was chosen as a finalist in the Poetry Society of Vermont’s National Poetry Contest (2019). She lives on small farm (lovingly referred to as Mole Hill) with her husband, four hens, two donkeys and a dog. Brooke is a devoted member of the Wednesday Poets, a group of Vermont and New Hampshire writers who meet weekly to share their work.