Mira Ptacin author photoMira Ptacin is the author of the award-winning memoir Poor Your Soul as well as the genre-blending book The In-Betweens: The Spiritualists, Mediums, and Legends of Camp Etna, which the New York Times lauded as a best book to read during a pandemic. Her work frequently appears in Down East Magazine, Vogue, the New York Times, and more. She’s the visiting professor of Creative Nonfiction at Colby College and teaches memoir writing to incarcerated women at the Maine Correctional Center.

Mira Ptacin's books, 2022
Mira’s book Poor Your Soul was named one of the Best Nonfiction Books of 2016 by Kirkus Reviews, a designation reserved only for books of exceptional merit.


Twitter: @MiraPtacin