Sheila Grant has been a writer/photographer for over a decade. Grant’s work has
been recognized by the Maine Press Association and the New England Outdoor Writers Association. Grant is the
editor/writer of two national economic development newsletters, the Downtown Idea Exchange and the Downtown Promotion
On June 1, 2011 North Country Press released Grant’s first book, 50 Great New England
Family Fishing Vacations. This well-rounded travel guide includes information on where to find a wide variety of
family fun opportunities in 50 regions throughout Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island
Grant is a
regular contributor to The Highlands Journal, Bangor Daily News Special Sections, and North Country magazine.
Her work has also appeared in the Northwoods Sporting Journal, Up North magazine, Bangor Metro magazine, and
Game and Fish magazines covering Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania and New England. Her work also appeared
Grant has five years of experience as a reporter, covering all aspects of life in
small-town Maine. During her years as a newspaper staffer, Grant also did her own photography and was eventually
made responsible for layout of the newspaper as well as training new reporters and editing their work.
A freelance writer/photographer for the past 10 years, Grant continues to write about
a wide variety of topics and to do much of her own photography. She is a graduate of the Penquis Leadership
Institute, and has a background as executive director of two non-profits and as community development specialist
for Piscataquis County. Her public relations, marketing and grant writing skills are available to organizations
through seminar presentations and via consultant work.
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