A native New Yorker, Carl Little has lived in Somesville since 1989. He holds degrees from Dartmouth, Middlebury and Columbia. Prior to joining the staff at the Maine Community Foundation in 2001 as director of communications and marketing, he directed the public affairs office and the Ethel Blum Gallery at College of the Atlantic. Little has published two collections of poetry: 10,000 Dreams Explained (Nightshade Press) and Ocean Drinker: New & Selected Poems (Deerbrook Editions). His poems have appeared in a number of journals, including Black Fly Review, Off the Coast, Hudson Review, and Maine Times, as well as in several anthologies edited by Wesley McNair. His poetry was recently featured in the Maine Sunday Telegram’s Deep Water series, edited by Gibson Fay-LeBlanc, and read by Stuart Kestenbaum in “Poems from Here” on Maine Public Radio.