Miller, Dorcas (1949 - )

Genre: Non-Fiction

Outdoorswoman, naturalist, instructor and author Dorcas S. Miller lives in Chelsea, ME. She is a former contributing editor to Backpacker magazine's "Moveable Feast" column, has worked as an Outward Bound instructor and as a whitewater rafting guide.


  • The Maine Coast, A Nature Lover's Guide (1979)
  • Winter Weed Finder: A Guide to Dry Plants in Winter (1989)
  • The Stop Junk Mail Book (1991)
  • Good Food for Camp & Trail: All-Natural Recipes for Delicious Meals Outdoors (1993)
  • Stars of the First People: Native American Star Myths and Constellations (1997)
  • Backcountry Cooking: From Pack to Plate in 10 Minutes (1998)
  • Adventurous Women: The Inspiring Lives of Nine Early Outdoorswomen (1999)
  • Rescue: Stories of Survival from Land and Sea (2000) (editor)
  • Kayaking the Maine Coast: A Paddler's Guide to Day Trips from Kittery to Cobscook (2000)
  • Backpacker, the Magazine of Wilderness Travel: More Backcountry Cooking: Moveable Feasts from the Experts (2002)
  • Constellation Finder: A Guide to Patterns in the Night Sky with Star Stories from Around the World (2005)