Loretta Boyer McClellan

Downeast, Ellsworth, ME 04605

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About the Artist

Loretta Boyer McClellan is a writer, poet, journalist, and the author of six books, of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, and contributor to an anthology. Her book titles include: the Misthaven of Maine Series (both volumes published in 2012)—set in the Casco Bay Region of Maine and Downeast Maine; her first book of poetry, Dodging Raindrops: Poems and Prose of Beauty, Peace and Healing (2013); her teaching memoir, The Nature of BEing: A Healing Journey (2015); the inspirational self-help tome, The Little Book of Joy: 16 Pieces of Wisdom for Our Time (2018); and her latest work and second volume of poetry, Meet Me on the Other Side of Wonder: Selected Poems (2020, Bold Coast Books). Loretta was also a poetry contributor of "Beacon of Light" to the anthology, Ordinary People – Extraordinary Things: A Collection of Literary Works on Community and Volunteerism by the Maine Commission for Community Service (2005).

As a journalist and freelance writer, Loretta contributes to news media, both digital and print, as well as corporate and magazine publications. An engaging public speaker, Loretta is available for events and readings.

Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Loretta has called Downeast Maine her home and an abundant source of inspiration for over 20 years.

An award-winning artist and designer, her original watercolors and design grace the covers of all her books. Nature is her muse and family is Loretta's greatest delight.

For inquiries, engagements, events, and media information, visit the Contact page of her website at: LorettaBoyerMcClellan.com.

Follow Loretta on Facebook.com/LorettaBoyerMcClellan and Instagram.com/LorettaBoyerMcClellan!


Category: Writer/Publisher

Preferred Audiences: Grades 4-8, Grades 9-12, College, Adult

Disciplines: Literature, Creative nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry





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