Becky Pritchard

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University Of Southern Maine, Salt Center For Documentary Studies
History, Wildlife, Literature
  • Becky studied nonfiction writing at the Salt Center for Documentary Studies.
  • She enjoys learning history from primary sources and reads old newspapers for fun.
  • A former community college instructor, Becky has taught U.S. history and writing.


After working six seasons as a park ranger at Acadia National Park, Becky turned her attention to journalism. She worked two years as a staff reporter for the Mount Desert Islander, winning awards from the Maine Press Association and the New England Newspaper & Press Association. Her book, "Jeremiah Hacker: Journalist, Anarchist, Abolitionist," was published by Frayed Edge Press in 2019.


Becky holds a degree in English from Mount Saint Mary's University and a master's in American and New England studies from the University of Southern Maine.
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