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    July 17, 2017

    ‘Saltwater Farm’ signing at Maine Street Meats

    Annemarie Ahearn will sign copies of her new book, “Saltwater Farm: Recipes from Land and Sea,” Friday, July 21, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Maine Street Meats, Route 1 in the State of Maine Cheese building. The book, released in late May, presents 12 beautifully crafted meals derived from more than 100 sold-out evening events at Salt Water Farm, Ahearn’s cooking school in Lincolnville. Devenish Wines will be on-hand ...

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    July 14, 2017

    Lawrence: On Fish and Love

    Camden author Barbara Kent Lawrence will give a talk titled On Fish and Love Tuesday, July 25, at 6:30 p.m. at the Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. What’s love got to do with fish? Attendees will find out as Lawrence discusses her new novel, “The Other Island: Ben’s Story,” sequel to her first novel, “Islands of Time.” In the late 1950’s, a summer girl is not allowed to love a year-round boy, son of a fishing ...

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    July 14, 2017

    MWPA sets Midcoast summer workshops

    Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance will offer summer workshops on the Midcoast over the next few weeks. On Saturday, July 22, from 9:30 to 4:30 p.m. Frank O. Smith will teach Writing True: Tapping into the Unconscious, a fiction writing workshop at the Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St. Cost is $120, $65 for MWPA members. On Saturday, Aug. 5, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Melanie Brooks will bring her But Isn’t ...

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    July 14, 2017

    Exploring ‘The Gillchrest Papers’

    Penobscot Marine Museum will host Renny Stackpole, author and PMM Director Emeritus, Thursday, July 27, at 7 p.m. Stackpole will share his latest research, which he has just published in the book “The Gillchrest Papers.” It is based on family letters and business papers Stackpole found tucked away in his attic. The Gillchrests was a Thomaston seafaring family who built, managed and sailed ships to distant ports ...

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    July 13, 2017

    Talk on ‘Our Unsettled Shores’

    Historian and author John R. Gillis will speak on human movement and its importance to evolution on the coasts of Maine and elsewhere during the Island Institute’s Summer Lecture Series Wednesday, July 19, at 10:30 a.m. The talk, “Our Unsettled Shores; Why Coasts and Coastal People are Different,” will look at the history of human movement by land and water and the role it has played in human evolution along our ...

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    July 12, 2017

    Roorbach wraps Summer Literary Series

    Jackson Memorial Library will cap the 10th anniversary Summer Literary Series welcoming back Bill Roorbach Tuesday, July 25. The award-winning author and Maine resident has published fiction and nonfiction works including “Big Bend,” which won the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction and the O. Henry Prize for Short Stories. The Summer Literary Series events take place at the Ocean View Grange, 435 Port ...

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    July 12, 2017

    Garden party at the Gerritsens’

    Authors and mystery fans will gather together to raise funds for Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance by spending Saturday afternoon, July 29, sleuthing around the stunning seaside gardens of best-selling, award-winning and much-revered author Tess Gerritsen. In addition to host Gerritsen, authors on board include Richard Blanco, Stuart Kestenbaum, Christina Baker Kline, Richard Russo and many other notable ...

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    July 11, 2017

    Red Barn debuts Maine Artist/Author Showcase

    Red Barn Marketplace & Bakery, 2060 Atlantic Highway/Route 1, will host its first showcase of Maine artists and authors Saturday, July 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Authors Barbara Lawrence (“Ben's Story” “Islands of Time”) and K. Stephens (“The Ghost Trap”) are among Red Barn Baking Co.'s literary vendors and will be on hand to answer questions about the subculture of Maine's fishing communities and sign copies of ...

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    July 11, 2017

    Beyond the Sea Book Fest, at the Beach

    The 2017 Beyond the Sea Book Festival at Lincolnville Beach, Saturday, July 22, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., will host more than two dozen Maine authors for book signings and sales. The Maine authors are scheduled in two different groups for two-hour signings, at 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; and 12:45 to 2:45 p.m. at Beyond the Sea, 2526 Atlantic Highway/Route 1. Authors Richard Alexander Otto, Marjorie Tapley ...

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    July 8, 2017

    Author tells true-crime story of Maine

    Rockland Public Library and Friends of Rockland Public Library present a book talk with Maine author Ron Chase Thursday, July 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the library, 80 Union St. Chase will discuss his book “The Great Mars Hill Bank Robbery.” This true-crime biography chronicles the life of Bernard Patterson, a much-decorated Vietnam War hero turned real-life version of Don Quixote, Butch Cassidy and Robin Hood all ...


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