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Elizabeth Elder ( - )Genre: Short Stories, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Children's Literature
Elizabeth Elder, who lives in Cape Elizabeth, is a poet, short story writer, and the author of two children's books. A Skidmore College alumna (1967), she's worked as a teacher, and with a number of Maine newspapers, including as editor of South Portland Sentry and The Coastal Journal (Bath/Brunswick), as features editor of The Times Record (Brunswick), as a reporter for the Boothbay Register and as correspondent for Kennebec Journal (Augusta). She also is a former co-owner of the East Boothbay store.
Her books are Watching
a River Freeze: Selections from Coastal Maine (2000), a
collection of short stories set in Maine; Considering Louis: Mathematically Possible Poems (2000),
poetry for children; Christmas with Alice-Ems (2000); and When I'm
With You (2003), a children's picture book, illustrated by
Leslie Mansmann of North Yarmouth.