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Louise Hart

Andover, Massachusetts, United States


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Author, poet and photojournalist, Louise Hart has been writing poetry since the age of five and was first published when she was thirteen. A versatile and prolific writer, she had over 36 books to her credit, including illustrated poetry, short stories, novels, humor, essays, children's books, nonfiction and cookbooks. She is a graduate of Boston University, the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and Harvard University. She completed the Institute in economic and urban development management at Tufts University and attended law school.

A certified and experienced teacher and administrator, she was a child and 766 Special Needs advocate and community activist. She has also been a journalist, newspaper editor, photojournalist, freelance writer, entrepreneur, community development director, corporate executive, business consultant and trainer. For her work a corporate executive of a high tech manufacturing firm, she was recognized with listings in Who's Who in the Computer Industry and Who's Who in U.S. Executives.

She has won several awards for outstanding leadership in community service, including the Derek Bok Prize from Harvard University, listing in the A.A.U.W. honor roll and special awards from the Republican National Hispanic Assembly and the Office for Children.

A former member of the National Advisory Council to the National Health Service Corps of the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, she has long been an advocate and spokesperson for services to the underserved. She served for many years as a trainer for the Small Business Administration and was commended thereby for her work on behalf of the underserved, minorities and women.

She has been active in over 45 local, regional, state and national political campaigns and organizations and developed the "brave new campaign management plan" that once resulted in a successful campaign for the White House.

A single mother of two, her older son has been named Selres Bluejacket Sailor of the Year and has won the Navy and Marine Achievement Award and her younger son has received an Excellence in Teaching Award from the Mass. Association of 766 Approved Private Schools (MAAPS). Both children were special needs and are college graduates.

The descendant of the first lieutenant governor of Mass., the first governor of New Hampshire, the first selectman of Ipswich, MA, and Lowell Mill Girls, Hart's thousand years' of documented famiily history as well as her own experiences enrichen her stories and books.

She is an experienced public speaker and community organizer dedicated to universal education, individual freedom, personal and social responsibility, economic opportunity, alternate energy and conservation.

Interests: Metaphysics, science, universal and special education, children, fantasy, nature, ecology, environmental issues,gourmet cooking, culture, history, alternate energy, finance, business, multimedia, communications, community service, historic preservation, h

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes


Published works:


  • The Racer's Edge
  • The Haunted House Diary
  • The Boy Who Knew and Other Stories
  • Nonfiction

  • How To Read Cards for Fun and Self-Development
  • Poetry

  • The Illustrated Book of Trees, vols. I through IV
  • Prayers for the Temple Within
  • Children's Literature

  • What Does a Tick Sound Like?