Tim is a retired Maine Park Ranger who has self-published (9) books about Maine. Many of his stories detail his 32 years of state service as well as the legends, lore and mystery of Maine landscapes. Living with his State Fire Warden Father and Baxter Park Ranger brother Buzz Caverly, Tim has lived in the 4 corners of the state. Readers can depend that his books and programs are based on personal experience of Maine places and things. In addition Tim also visits schools throughout NE to encourage literacy and learning about New England’s natural world. Books in the Allagash Tails Collection range in age from Pre-k to adult.
As a storyteller, Hughes writes about love, parenting, grand-parenting, aging, and family (not only being why you are, but why you are the way you are). Lew-Ellyn’s love of words and love of history along with her ability to pick out a single fleck of gold from the vast river of moments that flow through a day, she creates humorous, often poignant or insightful stories about Maine and its people.
“Maine Stories” is a collection of award-winning, nonfiction stories on Maine rural life. The author, Lew-Ellyn Hughes is an award-winning columnist. Her bi-monthly newspaper column, “Away with Words” is a seven-time winner in the Maine Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest.