The Guide to the Local Way of Life on Cape Ann & Boston’s North Shore
The Other Cape Team
Heather Atwood Managing Editor
A Rockport-based freelance food writer and frequent contributor to the Gloucester Daily Times, Heather’s first cookbook, In Cod We Trust: From Sea to Shore, the Celebrated Cuisine of Coastal Massachusetts, is now available at Amazon.
Maureen Aylward Contributing Writer
Maureen is a Rockport-based writer. She produces the live storytelling program, Fish Tales, through the Gloucester Writers Center. Maureen is the host of Cape Ann Report on Cape Ann TV and is active in the local arts and writing community.
Regina Cole Contributing Writer
Regina is a writer specializing in design, travel, and historic preservation. She is a regular contributor to Design New England, Traditional Home, and The Boston Globe, and many other publications.
Emily da Silva Contributing Writer
Emily daSilva is a freelance writer based in Gloucester. Check out her blog, The Letter E.
A Rockport native and New York City transplant, Becca misses the (Other) Cape every day, and, on her frequent trips home, loves to explore the food, culture, and entertainment experiences that are unique to Cape Ann.
Barbara Gavin Contributing Writer
Barbara Gavin is a freelance writer in Rockport.
Jason Grow Contributing Photographer
Jason is a photographer whose portfolio ranges from refugee camps to conference rooms. He lives in Gloucester with his wife, three children, one dog, 12 chickens, and a hive of bees.
Cynthia Hendrickson Contributing Writer
Cindy is a Gloucester native and freelance writer. She is a member of the Finish Line writers group at the Gloucester Writers Center. Cynthia owns Cape Ann Foodie Tours, which offers historical and culinary walking excursions in the area.
Shawn Henry Contributing Photographer
Based in Gloucester, Shawn shoots photographs on locations around the world for magazines and corporate clients — and sometimes he even shoots right here on Cape Ann.
Katja Jylkka Contributing Writer
Kate and her cold New England heart are currently living in California. She is a PhD student who writes about food, animals, and trolls, much to the dismay of her professors. You can read more of her writing at The Toast.
Jonathan Kozowyk Contributing Photographer
Jonathan is a photographer who was trained at Mass College of Art and Design. He splits his time between New York City and Boston. In his down time he likes to ride his skateboard, surf, look at maps, and spend time with his beautiful wife and new baby daughter, and their furry dog.
Catherine McNiff Contributing Writer
Catherine McNiff is a writer/editor-turned-educator who was born in Gloucester. She thoroughly enjoyed living around the country with her Navy husband but couldn’t stay away. She and her family live, work, and play in Rockport.
Jackson Mitchell Cofounder, Digital Editor & Writer
Jack is a recent graduate of UConn, and now a digital producer for NPR and WBUR’s Here & Now, a nationally-syndicated show produced in Boston. Follow him on Twitter & Instagram at @jxnmitchell, or here.
Patrick Mitchell Founder, Content Director
Patrick is a life-long media creative director, who has worked for O, The Oprah Magazine, Fast Company, Boston Magazine, and Nylon, among many others. He is the founder of Modus Operandi Design and The Solo Project, and lives in Rockport.
Delia Mooney Contributing Writer
Delia is as a Boston-based freelancer writer and graduate of the International Culinary Center in New York. She’s a baker by day and writer by night. See what she’s making on her blog, Hey What’s the Dealio?
Keith Powers Contributing Writer
Keith covers classical music, dance, theater and the visual arts for many publications, including GateHouse newspapers, WBUR's ARTery, and others. He lives in Rockport, has a particular talent for cutting wood (like, with an axe), and is just crazy about his first granddaughter, Eleanor.
Michael Prince Contributing Photographer
Michael Prince is a Magnolia-based photographer. He likes long walks on the beach. And puppies.
Alexandra Saville Writer-at-Large
A Rockport native, Alexandra is a public relations executive in New York.
Sarah Tweed Contributing Writer
Ellen Verdugo Contributing Writer
Ellen Verdugo lives and cooks on Cape Ann. She enjoys writing about and photographing the people, places and food she loves, and spends time doing some competitive cooking! You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org, and @ellens_own.
Margaret Young Contributing Writer
Margaret grew up in Oberlin, Ohio. After graduating from Yale, she earned an MA in creative writing at the University of California, Davis. Her first poetry collection, Willow from the Willow, was published in 2002. She teaches at Endicott College and lives in Beverly with her husband and son.