Hopkins, William (1924 - 1979)

Genre: General Fiction

William R. Hopkins, born on North Haven Island, attended the University of Maine. In addition to his teaching career on North Haven and in Rockland and Orono, he had a variety of jobs, most of which were related to the maritime world in which he lived. He was a fisherman, a party boat operator, a licensed pilot, and a ferry boat captain.

His stories were included in Killick Stones: A Collection of Maine Island Writing (1987) and The Maine Reader (1991).

He died of cancer in 1979.


  • Freeman Cooper (1970)
  • Better Than Dying (1983)