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…”

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