Virginia Wright

Virginia M. Wright is the senior writer at Down East.

The Perfect Maine Home

By Virginia M. Wright It must have a porch, and, of course, there’s a mudroom. So began our fanciful construction of the ideal Maine…


The Commute

Going to work on the island of Islesboro is a complex game of hurry up and wait. By Virginia M. Wright Photograph by Lottie…


The Blackfly Survival Guide

Everything you wanted to know — and more — about Maine’s most fearsome creature, the blackfly. BY: VIRGINIA M. WRIGHT ILLUSTRATIONS BY: DEAN MACADAM…