Elayne Clift is a writer, journalist, and adjunct professor in the humanities at several New England colleges. She is also senior correspondent for the India-based news syndicate Women’s Feature Service, and a regular columnist for the Keene (NH) Sentinel and the Brattleboro Commons.
Ms. Clift’s latest book is ACHAN: A Year of Teaching in Thailand (Bangkok Books, 2007). She has just completed her first novel, Hester’s Daughters, a contemporary, feminist retelling of The Scarlet Letter, and she is currently working on a book about doula-supported birth in the US. She lives in Saxtons River, VT.