Maine resident Carl Little earned his BA from Dartmouth College, an MFA from Columbia University, and an MA from Middlebury College. He is the author of the poetry collections 3,000 Dreams Explained (1992) and Ocean Drinker: New & Selected Poems (2006).
A former associate editor of Art in America, Little has written extensively about art, particularly New England artists. His publications include Paintings of Maine (1991), Edward Hopper’s New England (1993), Winslow Homer and the Sea (1995), Art of the Maine Islands (1997), The Watercolors of John Singer Sargent (1998), and The Art of Monhegan Island (2004).
Little directed the Ethel H. Blum Gallery at the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine, for eight years. He is on staff at the Maine Community Foundation.