Pamela Herrick writes historical fiction inspired by her deep Maine roots. She is also the Director of the Ulster County Historical Society in New York's Hudson Valley where she gets to call a c. 1680 stone house her office.
Pamela has an M.A. from the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture, training as a curator of decorative arts and historian of everyday life. She is also a past Helena Hayward Scholar in the Attingham Summer School for the Study of Historic Houses in the U.K..
Past projects include histories of widows' boardinghouses in 18th-century Philadelphia and workers on the Vanderbilt estate in Hyde Park NY, for the National Park Service.
A member of the Historical Novel Society and Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance, Pamela is a 12th-generation Mainer and lives in the Hudson Valley, NY and the Fox Islands, ME.