Jaed Coffin

Jaed Coffin

Jaed Coffin is the author of the memoir A Chant to Soothe Wild Elephants and the forthcoming Roughhouse Friday. He lives in Brunswick.

Steve Brettell. Photographed by Michael D. Wilson

Bird Man

For almost 40 years, Steve Brettell has worked with monkish devotion in a tiny attic workshop, crafting countless exquisitely lifelike duck decoys.