Barbara Walsh is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist who has worked for newspapers and magazines in Florida, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Ireland. Her book, Sammy in the Sky, is illustrated by painter Jamie Wyeth; it was inspired by her family’s first dog, Sam, a loyal and loving hound who died in 2004. She is also the author of August Gale: A Father and Daughter’s Journey into the Storm, an adult biography and memoir. Barbara lives in Maine with her family and their coonhound Jack, a rescue dog from Tennessee.
A conversation with Barbara Walsh:
Barbara discussing her book August Gale at the Bailey Library in Winthrop, Maine:
August Gale book trailer:
You can see Barbara at this year’s Book Festival on Saturday, September 22 at 4 PM in the Great Room of Main Street Landing’s Performing Arts Center.