Richard Russo

Wherein the author discusses the language of Hollywood, book publishing technology, Downeast accents, real estate, hot sex, and the Pulitzer Prize.

Randy Regier

The artist’s dreams are rendered in a toystore full of custom, grayscale toys steeped with longing and desire—his totally handspun, totally Space Age take on reality.

Habib Dagher

Habib Dagher developed bridges that can fit inside backpacks. Now, he’s heading up research on an offshore energy project in the “Saudi Arabia of wind.”

Vince Clarke

Vince Clarke is one half of Erasure, a successful pop musician, and a dedicated user of analog synths. Step into his cabin on the Pemaquid Peninsula.

William Pope.L

William Pope.L, a visual and performance-theater artist, works in extremes. He once crawled from the Statue of Liberty to the Bronx. An annotated guide to his studio in Lewiston.

Ice shacks

“Well, it turned out to be a fish house—an ice shack full of water that had been at the bottom of the lake. It must have weighed half a ton. Can you imagine?” Photographs by Scott Peterman.