Elinor DeWire is the author of many articles and books about lighthouses, including Guide to Florida Lighthouses, Florida Lighthouses for Kids, The Lightkeepers’ Menagerie, and The Lighthouses of Greece (with Dolores Reyes-Pergioudakis) by Pineapple Press. She also wrote Sentinels of the American Coast, Lighthouse Activity Book, and Lighthouse Almanac. A full-time writer and lecturer, Ms. DeWire writes a bimonthly column for Beachcomber called “Shore Almanac.” She lives in Washington with her husband and her cat, Lighthouse Kitty.

Ms. DeWire’s first book for Pineapple Press was The Florida Night Sky, which reflected her lifelong interest in astronomy.