Carl Little
Eric Hopkins by Maine author Carl Little

Carl Little

Carl Little is the author of many art books, including Edward Hopper’s New England, The Watercolors of John Singer Sargent, The Art of Francis Hamabe, and Nature & Culture: The Art of Joel Babb. His 2011 book Eric Hopkins: Above and Beyond won the first John N. Cole Award from Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance.

Little lectures widely; venues include the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Wadsworth Atheneum, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, and many Maine libraries. He contributes to a number of publications, including Art New England, Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Ornament, Maine Home + Design, and Island Journal.

Little’s poetry has appeared in a wide range of literary journals, including the Paris Review, Off the Coast, Hudson Review and Words & Images. He is the author of Ocean Drinker: New & Selected Poems (Deerbrook Editions). His poetry has appeared in several anthologies edited by Wesley McNair. A native New Yorker, Little holds degrees from Dartmouth (BA in English), Middlebury (MA in French) and Columbia (MFA in writing).

Prior to joining the staff at the Maine Community Foundation in 2001 as director of communications and marketing, he directed the public affairs office at College of the Atlantic and oversaw the Ethel Blum Gallery. Little lives and writes in Somesville on Mount Desert Island.

[Photo: Meggie Booth]