Since its debut in 1984, Island Journal, the Island Institute's annual publication, has celebrated Maine's island and coastal communities through stories, art and poetry about the myriad facets of “islandness” found not only in Maine, but also on islands around the world.
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
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.
Featuring contributions from Matinicus artist David Sears, 350.org founder Bill McKibben, a tale of “Survival” on Vanuatu Island in the South Pacific, and a conversation with renowned naturalist E. O. Wilson.
The 25th-anniversary edition of Island Journal contains a tribute to Andrew Wyeth and an extraordinary folio of his island work, as well as a a folio of Frenchboro paintings by Daud Akhriev, new essays, and a retrospective of articles, poems and photographs.