Past Issues

  • June 23, 2016

    Island Journal 2016 features stories about hunting on Frenchboro, lobster boat racing in Casco Bay, Eastport's rejuvenation, fiction, poems, and stunning photography and art.

  • June 1, 2015

    The 2015 Island Journal takes readers to an island off Ireland, back in time to the World War II years in Casco Bay and on Vinalhaven, and looks forward to a renewable future on Denmark's "energy island," plus other stories, poems and photographs, stunningly presented in the attractive layout rea

  • June 1, 2014

    The thirtieth edition of Island Journal features writing from Island Institute staff members, art historian Carl Little, poets Sophie Cabot Black and Tony Hoagland, and Finnish novelist, painter, and illustrator Tove Jansson.

  • Island Journal cover 2013

    June 1, 2013

    Featuring contributions from Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, Anne Bardaglio, Carl Little, and artists Michael Seif, David Conover, and Peter Ralston.

  • June 1, 2012

    Featuring contributions from Matinicus artist David Sears, founder Bill McKibben, a tale of “Survival” on Vanuatu Island in the South Pacific, and a conversation with renowned naturalist E. O. Wilson.

  • 2011 Island Journal

    June 1, 2011

    The twenty-seventh Island Journal offers glimpses of communities as distant as Cape Horn as well as new perspectives on the familiar terrain of the Maine coast.