Local author Gin Mackey will speak about How to Self-Publish Your Own Book Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 6 p.m. at Rockport Public Library, 485 Commercial St./Route 1. She will discuss how to publish both books and e-books, followed by a time for questions and answers.

Mackey is the author of “Suddenly Spying, a madcap caper. Her stories have been published in the anthologies "Best New England Crime Stories 2016: Red Dawn" and "Fish or Cut Bait." She is past president of the writing organization Sisters in Crime/New England and a member of Maine Writers & Publishers. Mackey lives and writes in Owls Head.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.