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ABOUT OUR WRITERS
Adelyn Bell is a graduate of God- dard College in Plainfield, Vermont, where she concentrated her studies on creativity and well-being. She is an avid musician, dancer, and writer, and has performed in various produc- tions throughout the state. She loves
dessert, summer in Maine, and spending time with her husband and two daughters, Isana and Constanze.
James Bell is a graduate of the New England Culinary Institute in Montpelier, Vermont, and has served as chef at such esteemed restaurants as The Cafe at Pat’s, and Rí Rá in Portland, Maine, and The Hearth and Candle in Jeffer- sonville, Vermont. Currently, he is the
Campus Director of Resident Dining at Avita of Stroudwa- ter, and Stroudwater Lodge in Westbrook, and is commit- ted to providing residents and families with nutritious, scratch prepared meals that foster wellness and commu- nity. He resides in New Gloucester with his wife and two daughters, Isana and Constanze.
Registered Maine master guide, outdoor writer, and nature photographer, William Clunie has spent a lifetime in the outdoors. He is presently living life to the fullest, hunt- ing and fishing from his home in the rugged mountains of Western Maine. He can be reached at: william.clunie@gmail.com
Ron Fournier is the Director of the Bryant Pond 4-H Camp and Learning Center. He serves as Maine’s 4-H Shooting Sports Coordinator, overseeing the states 4-H Shooting Sports clubs and activities. Ron is also a Master Maine Guide operating
a guide service that focuses on hunting, fishing and family recreation in Western Maine.
Kim Hamlin is a fiber artist, designer and dancer living in Western Maine. She knits, crochets, spins, sews, quilts, needle felts, weaves, gardens, dances, thinks and dreams, and tries to do at least three of these on a daily basis. Kim co-owns Fiber & Vine, a spacious and creative fiber shop
that also specializes in wine, located on Main Street in Norway.
Emily MacCabe is an Outdoor Educa- tor at the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife. Emily grew up in Rockport, Maine, and went on to study Environmental Science at Unity College. She enjoys spending time outdoors, and strives to provide opportunity and
inspiration for others to join her. She now lives in Wilton with her husband and two black labs.
Writing about Western Maine is a fa- vorite subject of Aranka Matolcsy. Born and raised in the Oxford Hills, she spent 20 years traveling and living in different regions across the country to return home with the realization that this region is truly one of the best places
on earth to live and raise children. Aside from writing and working to promote the arts, Aranka spends most of her time with her young son Colby, raising chickens, and tend- ing vegetable and flower gardens.
Lisa Moore of Harrison has been a profes- sional writer and teacher for more than 35 years. She is an accomplished poet who leads the Mountain Poets Society every month, and has self-published six collec- tions of her own poems. Moore is President of the Board of Directors of Fare Share
Co-op. She shares life with two sons, two dogs, two cats, and a scientist, and loves living in western Maine.
Brendan Schauffler is a curious guy. He’s also interested in many things, including the history of expressions and customs, martial arts, breakdanc- ing, marine biology and trying new foods. He lives in Norway with one ex- otic Canadian wife, two children, and
three irksome cats. He counts DJing, hiking and reading stories to his kids as some of his many passions.
Scott Vlaun is a writer, photographer, and permaculture designer. His photography has recently been featured in two major publications: The Organic Seed Grower, and The Seed Garden. As the Executive Director of the Center for an Ecology Based Economy in Norway, he has re-
cently shifted his focus from documenting the organic seed and agriculture movement to raising awareness about cli- mate change and resource depletion, and engaging his local community in developing practical, ecological solutions to the challenges ahead. Scott lives in Otisfield were he enjoys growing and sharing food with his family and friends.
West Coast MaineTM
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Please direct all inquiries to:
West Coast MaineTM Magazine
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