Paul Doiron

Paul Doiron is editor emeritus Down East and author of the novels The Poacher’s Son, Trespasser, and Bad Little Falls featuring Maine game wardens.



Losing power suggests a more cosmic change in one’s relation to the natural world. There are so many ways we can find ourselves powerless.


North Woods Lawmen

A hit reality TV show has turned Maine game wardens into unlikely celebrities. By Paul Doiron Photographed by Jennifer Smith-Mayo My bulletproof vest weighs…