Salt Marsh Cottage Books
P. O. Box 2511, Bluffton, SC 29910
A native of Roanoke, Alabama, Fred Bassett is an award-winning poet and Biblical scholar who holds four
academic degrees, including a Ph.D. in Biblical Literature from Emory University. His poems have been published
in more than fifty journals and anthologies. His most recent collection of poetry, The Old Stoic Faces the
Mirror, was published by Salt Marsh Cottages in the fall of 2010.
Paraclete Press has published two books of “found” poetry that he created from Biblical lyrics—Love: The Song of
Songs and Awake My Heart: Psalms for Life.
Fred's first novel, South Wind Rising, was recently published by ATTM Press.
With degrees from the University of South Carolina, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Georgia State University,
Jane Hill has published more than a dozen technical works in the United States, Canada, and Europe. A native South
Carolinian, she is now writing about the Lowcountry, where she spent many happy childhood vacations. Her recent
works include two young adult novels, Clarendon Island and Only a Ghost of a Chance. She has also published several
short stories about the Lowcountry. Several of her watercolors and photographs have been published in anthologies,
and she has done the interior layout and cover design for numerous books.
Max Judge is Professor Emeritus of Animal Sciences from Purdue University. He grew up in Indiana and has
published Chronicles of Life in the Midwest, a depiction of rural life during the decade of the 1940s; and The
Bronco Girl, an account of his daughter's horse related career including riding Thunder, the Denver Broncos
mascot. His writing is an extension and revision of his professional career as author or co-author of scientific
publications, research abstracts, and textbooks. Most recently, he has published Exciting Paths to Healthy
Lifestyles, a guide for mentoring young people at risk for developing obesity and diabetes.
Norm Levy’s long career with the world’s leading advertiser taught him the power of an arresting headline and the
value of compressed communication—occasionally leavened by a smidge of humor. He has written riffs on news
headlines for decades for publication and for open mike venues. Norm is a published Country Western and Blues
songwriter. He has also put his writing and communication skills to work on major Public Service campaigns, and he
is a faculty member of the U. S. Marketing Communications College at the U. S. State Department. In an earlier
incarnation he served with U. S. Army Counterintelligence. He holds degrees from New York University and
Columbia University. He has traveled widely and has worked in thirty-one countries.