Brooke Pacy raised four children and taught literature and writing in Baltimore, Maryland. She spent eight summers sailing the New England coast with her husband, and now lives year round in midcoast Maine, where she writes and paints.
Pacy's publication credits include essays in Smithsonian Air and Space and The Baltimore Sun, feature articles in Notre Dame Magazine, a profile of Maya Angelou in Wake Forest Magazine, and poetry in various small-press magazines. She has won a Case award, a distinguished teaching award, generous poetry prizes from Literal Latte and Friends of Acadia, and an honorable mention from Glimmer Train for short fiction. Along with lifelong reading and scribbling habits, Pacy has a BA in English from Smith College and an MLA from Johns Hopkins University