Dorothy Shubow Nelson’s poems have appeared in: Carrying the Branch: Poets in Search of Peace, 2017; We Are the Port: Stories of Place, Perseverance and Pride, 2015; Polis IV, 2014; Human Architecture VII, 2009; Consequence Vol. I, 2009; Atelier; Café Review; The Bridge; North Shore North; Rhythm Music Magazine; Illusions (Boston Conservatory); Sojourner; and various community newspapers. Her review of Viet Nam Veteran, Bruce Weigl’s collection, The Abundance of Nothing, was published in Consequence Magazine, Vol. V, 2013. Formerly a teacher of writing and literature and Senior Lecturer in English at UMass/Boston, she has published The Dream of the Sea, Early Poems, 2008 and a chapbook, Something Near. She is the editor of The Inner Voice and The Outer World, Writings by Veterans and Their Families, published in 2017. She has led the Cape Ann Veterans Writing Workshop since the fall of 2013. For this work she received a Commendation Medal from Cape Ann Veterans Services. She has convened and curated numerous poetry readings and events for the Gloucester Writers Center and serves on the advisory board.