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Doug Bruns

Doug Bruns is a Maine-​based travel and documentary photographer whose work has been published in the Baltimore Sun and is regularly featured in Maine Today under his column of audiovisual stories, “In Focus.” His clients include the Save Tibet Foundation and the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance, for which he is co-​developing a book and exhibit of the state’s notable authors.



Winter 2015 | Essays

This was more than thirty years ago. In those days, I could not afford a desk and lamp or a library to put them in; but even if I could, I believe I would have run from that. I preferred to travel lightly, to carry only pencils and a notebook and shadow my nascent fiction like a hunter or neurotic lover.