Monica Wood & Christina Baker Kline in Conversation

Tuesday, October 6 | 6:00 PM EST

 

Hosted ONLINE by Longfellow Books and Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance

Join #1 New York Times bestseller Christina Baker Kline and award-winning author Monica Wood on Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 6 p.m. for a conversation about their new books The Exiles and Ernie’s Ark: The Abbott Falls Stories—as well as a ranging conversation on the writer’s life: the rejections and triumphs, and the necessity of having friends who know what it’s really like to do what we do. This is not be missed!

This event will be hosted on Zoom. Registration is required.

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Monica Wood & Jim Nichols in Conversation

Wednesday, October 14 | 7:00 PM EST

 

Hosted ONLINE by Portland Public Library and Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance

Award-winning authors Monica Wood and Jim Nichols to celebrate the publication of their new books. Nichols’ latest novel, Blue Summer, was just published by Islandport Books. Wood’s classic collection of linked stories, Ernie’s Ark: The Abbott Falls Stories, has been published by Godine in a new edition that includes a never-before published story and an afterword by the author.

This event will be hosted on Zoom. Registration is required.

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*To order a copy of Blue Summer or Ernie’s Ark associated with this event, please contact the Book Review in Falmouth, the event’s bookstore partner. You can order by phone (207) 781-4808 or send them an email at [email protected] Signed copies will be available as supplies last.

Meredith Hall: A Reading and Q&A

Thursday, October 15 at 7:00 p.m. EST

 

Hosted ONLINE by the Hope Library, Maine

Meredith Hall reads from her highly anticipated debut novel, Beneficence, about which the Library Journal raves “The author’s lyrical prose and stark portrayal of grief and guilt…is conveyed so movingly this story is hard to put down. With language poetic in its cadence and capable of seamlessly transporting our minds and emotions to another place and time, this accomplished debut will be welcomed by readers of authors such as…Alice Munro…”

REGISTRATION is required to attend this Zoom event. Please email [email protected] to request an attendee link.

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Meredith Hall & Simon Van Booy in Conversation

Wednesday, November 18 | 12:00 PM EST

 

Hosted ONLINE by Portland Public Library and Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance

Beneficence author Meredith Hall celebrates her new novel in conversation with Simon Van Booy, who is the award-winning and bestselling author of fourteen books, including Love Begins in Winter (winner of the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award) and, most recently, The Sadness of Beautiful Things.

This event will be hosted on Zoom, and the event can be found HERE.

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Meredith Hall & Alice B. Fogel in Conversation

Sunday, November 22 | 4:00 PM EST

 

Hosted ONLINE by The Toadstool Bookshop (Peterborough, NH)

Beneficence author Meredith Hall discusses her new novel in conversation with Alice B. Fogel, who served as New Hampshire’s State Poet Laureate from 2014-2019. Fogel is the author of five poetry collections, most recently her 2017 collection A Doubtful House.

This event will be hosted on Zoom, and the event can be found HERE.

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Richard Buckner: Book Launch

Thursday, December 10 | 7:00 PM EST

 

Hosted ONLINE by A Cappella Books (Atlanta, GA)

Cuttings from the Tangle author Richard Buckner is joined by A Cappella Books owner Frank Reiss and Black Sparrow Press Editorial Director Joshua Bodwell for a special virtual conversation on his debut book.

For nearly three decades, singer-songwriter Buckner has been traveling the byways of America, often alone and with little more than his guitars and notebooks. Now he’s sharing what he saw, felt, and found.

This event will be hosted on Zoom, and the event can be found HERE.

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Beneficence Book Club: Maine Public

Thursday, January 28 | 7:00 PM EST

  

Hosted ONLINE by Maine Public Radio

Meredith Hall’s Beneficence has been selected as the inaugural pick of Maine Public’s All Books Considered Book Club. The December-January book club concludes with a virtual book club meeting attended by Hall and hosted by either Jennifer Rooks or Cindy Han from Maine Calling.

This event will be hosted on Zoom, and the event can be found HERE.

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Beneficence Book Club: Interabang Books

Thursday, February 3 | 6:00 PM CST

 

Hosted ONLINE by Interabang Books

Meredith Hall’s Beneficence has been selected by Interabang Books in Dallas, Texas for their monthly book club. The shop’s adult book buyer Lori Feathers facilitates an interesting and lively discussion about a fiction or nonfiction title each month.

This event will be hosted on Zoom, and those interested in participating can contact Lori Feathers via email for the Zoom link:  [email protected]

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