Franklin Burroughs (author)
Franklin Burroughs is an American author of nonfiction.
He is the Harrison King McCann Research Professor of the English Language Emeritus at Bowdoin College. He retired from teaching in 2002. He writes primarily about the people and natural environments in and around Conway, South Carolina where he was raised, and Bowdoinham, Maine, where he has lived his adult life.
- National Endowment for the Arts fellowship
- "Compression Wood" was anthologized in the 1999 Best American Essays, edited by Edward Hoagland and Robert Atwan.
- Confluence: Merrymeeting Bay received the 2009 Burroughs Award for natural history writing.
- Horry and the Waccamaw
- Billy Watson's Crocker Sack
- Confluence: Merrymeeting Bay