Holman Francis Day (1865-1935) was an American author, born at Vassalboro, Me., and a graduate of Colby College (class of 1887). In 1889-90 he was managing editor of the publications of the Union Publishing Company, Bangor, Me. He was also editor and proprietor of the Dexter Eastern Gazette, a special writer for the Lewiston (Me. ) Journal, Maine representative of the Boston Herald, and managing editor of the Lewiston Daily Sun. In 1901-04 he was military secretary to Gov. John F. Hill of Maine. His works include Up in Maine (1901), Pine Tree Ballads (1902), Kin O'Ktaadn (1904), Rainy Day Railroad War (1906), The Eagle Badge (1908), King Spruce (1908), The Ramrodders (1910), The Skipper and the Skipped (1911), The Red Lane: A Romance of the Border (1912), The Landloper (1915), Blow the Man Down (1916), Kavanagh's Clare (1917), The Rider of the King Log (1919), All-Wool Morrison (1920), When Egypt Went Broke (1921), and Joan of Arc of the North Woods (1922).