Robert J. Romano, Jr. is the author of the Rangeley Lakes series of novels: North of Easie, West of Rangeley, and Brook Trout Blues. North of Easie won second place in the 2010 Outdoor Writer’s Best Book Contest. Released in the fall of 2017, his latest novel, The River King, is also set in western Maine.
The tenth-anniversary edition of Shadows in the Stream, Bob’s book of essays about fly fishing in the Rangeley Lakes Region of western Maine.
Romano’s essays and short stories have appeared in various anthologies, including Christmas in the Wild, Fresh Fiction for Fresh Water Fishing, and Wildbranch: An Anthology of Nature, Environmental, and Place-Based Writing.
He writes articles for various magazines and newspapers and does his best to keep up with his blog: forgottentrout.wordpress.com.
Most years, Romano can be found at the Anglers Bookstore, which has a booth at the Fly Fishing Show during its three-day event each January in Marlboro, Massachusetts, and Somerset, New Jersey, where he enjoys signing books and speaking with his readers.