Tag Archives: Grand Manan students


Summer 2018 Field Studies Grand Manan launched on July 4th with arrival on the Grand Manan V of the three participating University of Arizona MFA students. They will be working with high school students from Grand Manan Community School and visiting the Bowdoin College Scientific Research Station on Kent Island. Their reports from the field […]

Guest Post from Lawron Ingersoll

“Stuff your eyes with wonder. Live as if you’ll drop dead in ten seconds. See the world.” — Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451   This summer, I had the privilege of spending a week in Oracle, Arizona as a reciprocation for taking part in Alison Deming’s Grand Manan Field Studies in Writing. I was there to […]

Squid jigging, Kent Island, Kids

We’ve been fortunate to work with six Grand Manan high school students during our stay on the island: Lawron Ingersoll, Liam Watkins, Michael Brown, Mackenzie Russell, Madison McLaughlin, and Harley Cary. They’ve all been instrumental in providing a lens for our visit by bringing us on backwoods trails, introducing us to their grandmothers, teaching us […]