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William Clunie spent a lifetime in the outdoors, most recently as a Registered Maine Master Guide, nature photographer, and outdoor writer. He was awarded the New England Outdoor Writer’s Association (NEOWA) Dick Cronin Award for 2017 “Member of the Year”. Previous to this
he worked in the U.S. Navy as a Hospital
Corpsman and continues to help his fellow veterans by working with Operation ReBoot Outdoors, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping veterans heal through hunting and fishing. He can be found most days hunting, fishing, or kayaking in the mountains of Western Maine with his lovely wife, Nancy, and their gorgeous Hungarian Pointer (Vizsla), Ginger.
Ron Fournier is the Recreational Safety Supervisor and Search and Rescue Liaison for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. He served as Director for both Bryant Pond and Greenland Point 4-H Camps for 15 years, and continues to guide hunting, fishing, and recreation trips 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.
Renee Igo is a sheep farmer, writer, and educator. She has a small licensed dairy and farmstead in Hartford, and works part-time for the Center for an Ecology- Based Economy in Norway. Renee holds a BA in Environmental Studies from Middlebury College, with a focus in nonfiction writing.
Shellie Leger is native to Maine and holds an MFA in fiction writing from Stonecoast. She is the author of Lonely Specks, The Treadwell Place and Back KIngdom Road House. Currently, she is working on a fourth novel, and teaching World Literature and College Writing. She lives in West Paris.
Aranka Matolcsy is a Hungarian-American, native Mainer who developed a deep love and admiration for Hungarian culture over more than a dozen trips to her father’s homeland to stay with her Hungarian sister Ildikó. When she is not writing, photographing or graphic designing,
she is advocating for people with Down syndrome as mom to an amazing 11-year old young man, and
member of the board of the Maine Down Syndrome Network.
Lisa Moore self-publishes poetry every
five years, most recently The Green
Bean Incident and other poems (2020). A freelance writer, she pens materials for educational publishers. An avid reader, she spends many a day with and many a dollar on books. Lisa shares life with two sons, three granddaughters, two dogs, and a
scientist, and lives on the Crooked River in Harrison, Maine.
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 recently shifted his focus from documenting the
organic seed and agriculture movement to raising awareness about climate 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.
Andy Gagne

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