Photo by Mark Fleming

Photo by Mark Fleming

I'm a magazine writer based in Maine and the managing editor of Down East magazine.

My work has also appeared in Audubon, Outside, Sierra, Men's Journal, Travel + Leisure, Mother Jones, Afar, National Parks, High Country News, and other publications.

Some of my stories have been collected or "notabled" in the Best Food WritingBest American Essays, and Best American Sports Writing anthologies. I've received a Lowell Thomas Award from the Society of American Travel writers and been named Magazine Writer of the Year by the International Regional Magazine Association.

I'm also the author of The Footloose American: Following the Hunter S. Thompson Trail Across South America, which won the Maine Literary Award for Nonfiction.

I grew up in Wisconsin and have lived in Minnesota, Montana, and Oregon. Home is a village in coastal Maine. If you'd like to get in touch, please email me or tweet at me.