Assorted Publications and Audio


Breaking Bread: Essays from New England on Food, Hunger, and Family

Nearly 70 renowned writers gather round the table to talk food and how it sustains us.
May 2022
Cooking Up a Storm
Edited by Debra Spark and Deborah Joy Corey

Knitting Pearls: Writers Writing About Knitting

November 2015
Casting Off a Spell
Edited by Ann Hood

The Story I Want to Tell: Explorations in the Art of Writing

October 2014
The Goddess of Liberation
Edited by the Telling Room

The Gateless Garden: Quotes by Maine Women Writers

December 2014
Quote from This Life Is in Your Hands
Edited by Liza Bakewell
Photography by Kerry Michaels


Down East Magazine

April 2020
The Book That Birthed the Back-to-the-Land Movement: How Scott and Helen Nearing’s Living the Good Life shaped a generation

Decor Maine

October 2019
A Place to Call Home

Maine Farms

Spring 2019
Women Farmers

Spring 2017
Searching for Sustainable Scale

January 26, 2016
Changing the Food Chain

The Grub Daily

March 6, 2012
Screenwriting 101

May 3, 2011
Finding the A-Ha Moments in Memoir

Powells Books Blog

April 11-June 3, 2011
Author Archive

O, The Oprah Magazine

April 2011
Into the Woods


Farm On: The Podcast with Joe Phillips

Spring 2018
Reflecting on Reflections with Melissa Coleman

Urban Exodus

Fall 2014
Interview with Eliot Coleman & Melissa Coleman

NPR: Maine Public Broadcasting Network

July 6, 2012
Interview by Keith Shortall:
Maine Author: Living the Simple Life not so Simple

MPBN’s Maine Calling

June 19, 2012
Call in show with host Keith Shortall, writer Joe Conway and MOFGA executive director Russell Libby.

NPR: To the Best of Our Knowledge

April 27, 2012
Interview by Anne Strainchamps:
Back to the Land, Again


The Moth

February 2015
Radio Hour/Podcast: Live in Portland, Maine
Individual story: Dream Home

The Telling Room’s Slant Storytelling Series

June 2011
On Losing: Podcast