Past Issues

  • 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.

  • 2010 Island Journal

    June 1, 2010

    The stories in the twenty-sixth issue of Island Journal examined the impacts of major changes affecting islands around the world.

  • 2009 Island Journal

    June 1, 2009

    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.