Since 1977, Margaret Yocom has taught folklore in the Department of English at George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. Among her courses is “Living Words: Folklore and Creative Writing.” She serves as curator and archivist for the Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum in Rangeley, ME. Among her publications is Logging in Maine: The Art of Alden Grant. She is writing “Generations in Wood,” a book on the traditional art and storytelling of the Richard family, loggers and homemakers of Phillips and Rangeley. Her poetry has appeared in Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Beloit Poetry Journal, Voices, and The Folklore Muse (Utah State University Press).
Beltway Poetry Quarterly: http://washingtonart.com/beltway/yocom.html
Submitted by Kim Roberts, August 2014