Susan Hand Shetterly

Seaweed Chronicles: A World at the Water's Edge

Settled in the Wild: Notes from the Edge of Town

The New Year's Owl: Encounters With Animals, People, and the Land They Share


Susan Hand Shetterly is the author of Seaweed Chronicles, the essay collections Settled in the Wild and The New Year’s Owl, as well as several children’s books including Shelterwood. Shetterly has received a nonfiction writing grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and two grants from the Maine Arts Commission. In 2017, she received an Alfred P. Sloan grant to complete Seaweed Chronicles, which is currently longlisted for the PEN/E.O.Wilson Literary Science Writing Award.

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