Merry, Edwin (1905 - 2000)

Genre: General Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry

Lincoln, ME native Edwin D. Merry attended Lincoln Academy (1922) and Colby College (1929). For 43 years he was a teacher in schools from Maine to Connecticut. He also was an editor and feature writer for the Wesleyan University Press in Middletown, Conn., and published short stories and poems based on his beloved Tidewater Farm in South Newcastle, Maine, in such publications as Yankee, DownEast, The Reader's Digest, Outdoor Life, The Boston Post and The National Poetry Anthology.

Selected Bibliography

  • The Reach Road and other Lightly-Traveled Trails: Poems and Photographs (1974
  • Neighborly Relations, and other Stories of Bygone Times on a Saltwater Farm (1980)