Thayer, Cynthia (1944 - )

Genre: General Fiction

Cynthia Thayer and her family run an organic farm called Darthia Farm in Gouldsboro, Maine.

She was born in New York City on 11 March 1944 and raised in Nova Scotia. She is a spinner and a weaver as well as a writer.

Thayer received her B.A. in British Literature from Bridgewater State College (MA), graduating Magna cum Laude, and has taught English and theater in public high schools in Massachusetts, and adult education and writing workshops in Maine.

Winner, 2013 Maine Literary Awards for Short Works Competition: Fiction.

Selected Bibliography

  • Strong for Potatoes (1998)
  • A Certain Slant of Light (2000)
  • A Brief Lunacy (2005)

Selected Resources

  • Vertical File Maine State Library