Marie Harris is a poet, anthologist and essayist. She served as New Hampshire Poet Laureate, 1999–2004, and co-produced the first-ever gathering of state poets laureate. She is the author of four books of poetry, including the prose-poem memoir, Your Sun, Manny. Her children’s books include G is for Granite and Primary Numbers, and The Girl Who Heard Colors (winner of the NH Writers Project award for Outstanding Work of Children’s Literature in 2016). She performs, with musical accompaniment, her narrative of the life of Amy Beach, America’s first female composer.