Terry Carter



Terry E. Carter is a gifted writer and speaker. He is also a visual artist, who paints in oil and acrylic mediums. Terry lives in Randolph, but was born and raised in Medford, MA and directs elder services at the historic West Medford Community Center. He is a classically-trained poet whose literary influences range from Shakespeare to the Harlem Renaissance. Terry is a husband, a father, and an ordained Deacon and Arts Minister. He enjoys taking contemporary life and faith experiences and translating them into word pictures that engage people in a truly unique way. He has published five volumes of inspired poetry, including his most recent book, Brown Skin and the Brave New World: A Poet’s Anthem, which was released in the fall of 2020. Terry is a cancer-survivor and has written about this journey extensively. He was recently chosen to be Medford’s first-ever Poet Laureate. For more information about Terry, his poetry, and his books, please visit his website: www.brownskinnedpoet.net

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