Anne Dewees was born in Newton, Massachusetts, and received her BA from Smith College. She lived for many years in California, where she began to write poetry. She resides now in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. She is an active member of the New Hampshire poetry community. She has written articles for the New Hampshire Writer’s Project, attended their workshops, and participated at the Frost Place. She belongs to the Seacoast Writers, the Poetry Society of New Hampshire, and the New England Poetry Club, as well as to several writers’ groups in the seacoast area. She has published poems in anthologies such as Compass Rose, Exquisite Reaction, Portsmouth Unabridged and has contributed to various other publications such as Aurorean and Avocet. She is on the board of the Portsmouth Poet Laureate Program.