About the author
Augustus Lee Merrill is retired from a thirty year teaching career as professor of English literature at Northland College in Ashland, Wisconsin. He has been involved in the conservation issues of the Lake Superior region as a member of the boards of the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute and Voyageurs National Park. His writing has appeared in College English, Poetry Now, The Wisconsin Academy Review and Gray's Sporting Journal. Lee lives with his wife Melinda in Washburn, Wisconsin.