Past Issues

  • Island Journal cover 2013

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

  • 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

    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

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

  • 2009 Island Journal

    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.

  • 2008 Island Journal

    Mysteries abound in the 2008 Island Journal, from its stunning, fog-bound cover image to “The Missing Rednecks of Washington County,” the “ghosts” of Gotts Island and the true story behind President Roosevelt’s secret “fishing trip” off the coast of Maine in 1941.