Mace, Frances (1836 - 1899)

Genre: Poetry

Frances Parker (Laughton) Mace was born in Orono, ME and lived in Bangor.

Her poetry first appeared in print in the Waterville Mail when she was 12 years old.

She became a wife and mother of eight (four survived) but continued to write, including for the New York Journal of Commerce, Harper's Magazine, The Atlantic, The Century and Scribner's.


  • Legends, Lyrics and Sonnets (1883)
  • Under Pine and Palm (1888)