Canadian Studies Faculty Chosen as 2023 Artist in Residence at Acadia National Park

Hollie Adams, Canadian studies faculty and assistant professor of English at the University of Maine, has been selected as one of 13 artists selected for Acadia National Park’s Artist-in-Residence Program in 2023. Adams is the author of the novel “Things You’ve Inherited from Your Mother” and the hybrid prose-poetry chapbook “Deliver Me from Swedish Furniture,” which was a finalist for the bpNichol Chapbook Award. She is the current fiction editor of The Windsor Review, and her prose and poetry have appeared across Canada in publications including The Malahat ReviewThe Temz ReviewContemporary Verse 2Room, and more! She will spend the year making frequent trips to Mount Desert Island to work on a collection of poems on the topic of Acadia in the Anthropocene that will investigate the effects of climate change and the human impact on the park’s landscape.