Linda Carney-Goodrich is a writer and teacher whose poems “Dot Girl” and “Vodka, Beer, and Cigarettes” are published in City of Notions: An Anthology of Contemporary Boston Poems. She’s a seven-time winner in the annual Boston Mayor’s Poetry Program judged by the Boston Poet Laureate and her poems have been displayed on the walls at Boston City Hall. Her work has appeared in WordGathering, Gyroscope Review, Sojourner, and Song of Eretz Poetry Review. Linda is owner and operator of Home Scholars of Boston. Her one person shows include The Secret Childhood Diary of a Welfare Mother and My Life in Barbie.