Conversations from the Pointed Firs: authors Glen Libby and Toni Small

In this episode, authors Glen Libby and Toni Small discuss their book "Caught: Time, Place, Fish."

by | July 3, 2022

Editor’s Note: The Maine Monitor is partnering with Peter Neill of the World Ocean Observatory to bring you this hour-long interview podcast. 

Conversations from the Pointed Firs is a monthly, interview-style podcast during which Peter talks with authors and artists who live in Maine, work in Maine, or otherwise derive their creativity from the essence of Maine.

The guests for this episode are Glen Libby and Antonia “Toni” Small, authors of the book “Caught: Time, Place, Fish” which contains portraits and essays on fisheries and fishers, an essential aspect of the spirit of Maine.

Libby is a working fisherman, proprietor of Port Clyde Fresh Catch, and an advocate for fishing policy in Maine. Small is a photographer, educator and ocean advocate.

Together they co-authored the book, which is an account of the beauty, fragility and profound change that characterizes fishing, fishing families, and the communities who depend on them. Through portraits and essays, “Caught” chronicles the individual and community efforts to transform a way of life for all who depend on the ocean’s bounty.

Peter Neill

Peter Neill

Peter Neill is founder and director of the World Ocean Observatory, a web- based place of exchange for information and educational services about the health of the ocean. Throughout his career, Peter has served as an advocate and independent consultant for strategic planning and innovation to organizations devoted to marine affairs, education, and public engagement. He is host of the long-running World Ocean Radio weekly audio feature, celebrating 12 years and 600 episodes in 2021; and Conversations from the Pointed Firs, a one-hour radio show on WERU-FM, wherein he interviews artists and authors who live in Maine, work in Maine, or otherwise derive their creativity from the essence of Maine.