Arts and Humanities

Barbara Walsh

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Barbara Walsh

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Barbara Walsh is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist who has worked for newspapers and magazines in Florida, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Ireland. Her children’s book Sammy in the Sky is illustrated by painter Jamie Wyeth and was inspired by her family’s first dog, a loyal and loving hound that died in 2004. Walsh is also the author of August Gale: A Father and Daughter’s Journey into the Storm, a biography and memoir. Barbara lives in Maine with her family and their coonhound Jack, a rescue dog from Tennessee.

Research Interests

Journalism, creative writing, children's fiction, biography.

Recent Publications

Sammy in the Sky; August Gale: A Father and Daughter’s Journey into the Storm