Elder, Elizabeth ( - )

Genre: Children's Literature, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Short Stories

Elizabeth Elder, who lives in Cape Elizabeth, is a poet, short story writer, and the author of two children's books. A Skidmore College alumna (1967) with a number of Maine newspapers, including as editor of South Portland Sentry and The Coastal Journal (Bath/Brunswick), as features editor of The Times Record (Brunswick), as a reporter for the Boothbay Register and as correspondent for Kennebec Journal (Augusta).

Selected Bibliography

  • Watching a River Freeze: Selections from Coastal Maine (2000), a collection of short stories set in Maine
  • Considering Louis: Mathematically Possible Poems (2000), poetry for children
  • Christmas with Alice-Ems (2000)
  • When I'm With You (2003), a children's picture book, illustrated by Leslie Mansmann of North Yarmouth.