Bridget Eileen: Bio
Bridget Eileen is a writer who lives in Providence. She grew up in the Boston area. She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees in the great state of Maine. She is a poet, and also writes two blogs, Vintage Bridge: Arts & Culture Notebook and Vintage Bridge Style: Retro Fashion on a Bohemian Budget.
Her online arts and culture notebook is available at www.Vintage-Bridge.com, where she writes about many topics, including the arts, food, nature, travel, fashion, organization, paganism, politics & literature.
Her beauty blog, Vintage Bridge Style, is an age, sex, and body positive, plus-size, pin-up and vintage style website that provides inspiring ideas for outfits, accessories, and makeup on a budget.
Her poetry work has recently been published in Nitrogen House, Stone's Throw, Hineni Magazine, Let the Bucket Down, Reality Beach, Summer Stock Lit Journal, & Anti-Heroin Chic. Her work has also been published in Reflections, The Maine Review, The Ornery Hipster, Vividarium, The Accompaniest, Stonecoast Lines, and Newport Life Magazine. She has covered arts and cultural stories for The Maine Campus, The Loop and The Malden Muse. She has been main editor and writer for numerous educational newsletters at various academic institutions in New England. She serves as the Communications Chair and 2nd Congressional District Executive Committee Representative for the Rhode Island Democratic Women's Caucus.
She is an organizer of the long-standing Boston-area poetry festival, the Boston Poetry Marathon (bostonpoetrymarathon.wordpress.com/). She's done poetry readings in Boston (Eastie and JP), Brooklyn, Albany, Cambridge, Gloucester, Maine, Manhattan, and New Orleans.
Her social and biological nieces and nephews call her Auntie Boo-Boo and that's awesome. Her role model in life is Maude, of Harold and Maude.