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Tim Caverly



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Tim Caverly is a Maine author who has written and published (10) books about Maine. He is a

member of the Nollesemic Lodge # 205 of Mason's, ‘Son of the American Legion’ Post 80 in

Millinocket and an honorary member of the Board of Directors for Houlton’s Starbright

Children’s Theatre. Tim and his wife Susan are graduates of the University of Maine at Machias.


In 1999 Tim retired from his Regional (Park) Supervisor position of the Allagash Wilderness

Waterway for Maine’s Department of Conservation. Tim worked for the Department for 32

years, beginning at Sebago Lake State Park. After retirement he worked several years as Maine

Director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. Today Tim and Susan live in

Millinocket, Maine where they, when not writing or visiting schools, raise golden retrievers.


Several of Tim’s short stories have been published in newspapers, magazines and outdoor

journals, and serves as a monthly columnist for The Maine Sportsman newspaper. And

contributes to the “Act Out” section of the Bangor Daily News.


He has also presented creative writing lectures at ‘Young Author’s Camps, as well as many

Maine youth summer camps.” Tim’s second book “An Allagash Haunting” was adapted into a

stage play and has been performed numerous times.


Through their “New England Reads” literacy project, Tim and Frank Manzo Jr. had, by early

2021, provided 301 powerpoint programs to 10,152 students from Maine to Vt. In addition, to

encourage literacy and learning about New England’s natural world, they have donated over

2,200 Allagash Tail’s books to 1191 New England schools.


Due to accompanying his fire warden dad, Baxter Park Ranger brother Buzz ‘on patrol’ and his

32 years as a Maine Park Ranger; Tim has lived in the four corners of Maine. Readers can

depend that his stories are based on personal experiences and knowledge of our state’s history

and landscapes.

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