Rich has written (and cartooned for) dozens of articles, book reviews, and interviews in a range of publications, such as Natural History magazine, Leviathan, Hemingway Review, Island Journal, Living Bird, and Ocean Navigator. He's a regular contributor to Sea History and Maine Boats, Homes, and Harbors.
Forthcoming Summer 2019, book review of Richard Ravalli's Sea Otters in Sea History magazine.
Forthcoming Fall 2019, "How Melville Shapes Your Gulf of Maine" in Maine Boats, Homes, and Harbors
Forthcoming 2020: "Practices: How Herman Melville Sailed Around Cape Horn and Lived to Yarn About It," in A Cultural History of the Sea: Nineteenth Century, ed. Margaret Cohen (Bloomsbury).
Quarterly column (since 2006) for Sea History magazine include titles such as "Brown Pelican," "Paper Nautilus," "White Whales?," "Swordfish Art," and "Dana Octopus Squid," which you can access via Mystic Seaport or Sea History magazine.
Jan 2017: "Gulf of Maine Research Institute: Surveying Casco Bay for the Long Term" Maine Boats, Homes, and Harbors magazine
2017: "Melville's 'Brit': an etymological and ecocritical chomp into Moby-Dick," in The Sea and Nineteenth-Century Anglophone Literary Culture , eds. Steve Mentz and Martha Elena Rojas (Routledge)