For almost twenty years, Edie Clark has written a popular, monthly essay for the renowned Yankee magazine, known as Mary’s Farm. She served as Senior Editor for ten years and then Senior Writer and Fiction Editor for another fourteen years at Yankee magazine.
Ms. Clark is the author of multiple, best-selling books, which include The Place He Mad , a food memoir with recipes, among many others. , a memoir about her husband, Paul Bolton. The View from Mary's Farm, a collection of her essays from Yankee magazine and
Her work has appeared in The Boston Globe Sunday Magazine, Northeast magazine, The Christian Science Monitor, Hope magazine and Reader’s Digest. She has taught workshops and lectured frequently about writing and reporting. She has received the New Hampshire Writers and Publishers Project’s award for Excellence in Journalism and for four years in a row, her essays have been listed in the Best American Essays. In 1998, she was named, “Writer of the Year” by the City and Regional Magazine Publishers Association.
Edie has been a fellow at the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire, and at Hedgebrook Writer’s Retreat on Whidbey Island, Washington. She has been in residence as the Visiting Writer at the University of Northern Michigan. For several years, she taught in the MFA program at Emerson College in Boston.
Currently, she is Contributing Editor for Yankee magazine and teaches at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, N.H. Edie Clark is available for freelance assignments and speaking engagements.