Shaw, Brenda (1928 - )

Genre: Non-Fiction - Scholarly, Poetry

Brenda Shaw grew up on a farm on the outskirts of Augusta, Maine then worked her way through Boston University where she received her doctorate in biological sciences.

She moved to Scotland with her British husband, raised two sons while she worked as a scientist and university lecturer, and published a number of scientific writings. Her poems, short stories and nonfiction have appeared in various periodicals and anthologies on both sides of the Atlantic.

Selected Bibliography

  • The Dark Well: Coming of Age on a Maine Farm (1997)
  • Eliza and Mentora: the Story of a Pioneer Family in Northern Maine (2003)
  • Poems of Maine in the Nineteen Thirties and Forties : by One Who Lived Through Them (2003)