Friday, April 6, 2018

Plukett Poetry Festival U Maine-Augusta, Maine

The festival runs Friday and Saturday, 4/6 and 4/7. More details will appear on the UM-A website. Sharon Olds will be featured poet reading on Friday night.


Saturday, February 24, 2018; 4 PM

Local Writers at the Local Buzz

MPP poet Claire Hersom and fiction writer Dave Patterson will read. Free. Local Buzz, 327 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth, ME. Lovely local coffee shop/wine bar featuring local artwork, music and writers.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018; 6 PM

Writers Reading Series at Stroudwater Lodge, Westbrook

Third in a series of Writers Reading at Stroudwater Lodge, Westbrook. Free. Readers are Skip Brushaber and Ed Rielly, both of Westbrook.

Saturday, February 3, 2018; 7 PM

Books in the Brook - Westbrook

Continuum for Creativity, 863 Main Street. Alice Persons will read poetry and William David Barry, historian, will read from his latest Maine history book. Free.

Friday, February 2, 2018; 7 PM

Poetry at Camden, ME

The inimitable Dave Morrison launches a new book called Welcome Homesick, at the Camden Opera House. Poetry Rocks performance too.

Saturday, January 27, 2018; 7 PM

Poetry and Open Mike at Lowry's Lodge in Westbrook

Lowry's Lodge, Continuum for Creativity, 863 Main Street, Westbrook. Featured poet will be David Mills from Massachusetts. There will also be an open mike. $4 suggested donation.

Saturday, January 27, 2018; 4 PM

Local Writers at the Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, ME

327 Ocean House Road. Coffeehouse and wine bar featuring local writers, local music, local art. Free. Featured readers: Jenny Doughty, poetry, and Michelle Cacho Negrete, prose. Jenny's Moon Pie Press book is called SENDING BETTE DAVIS TO THE PLUMBER.

Sunday, January 21, 2018; 1 PM

Beet Poets in Auburn, ME

MPP poets Claire Hersom, Jay Franzel and David Moreau of the Beet Poets will perform with musical group Hurry Down Sunshine. UU Theater, First Universalist Church of Auburn, 169 Pleasant Street. $5.

Saturday, December 9, 2017; 7 PM

Holiday Open Mike Poetry Reading Westbrook

CANCELLED DUE TO SNOWSTORM. 863 Main Street, Westbrook, Continuum for Creativity. $4 suggested donation. Come sign up and read your own or anyone's poetry. Hosted by Jim Donnelly and Anna Wrobel.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017; 6 PM

Writers' Series at Stroudwater Lodge, Westbrook

Featured readers will be Brenda Buchanan (fiction) and Anna Wrobel (poetry). In the theater at Stroudwater Lodge, Westbrook.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Baron Wormser at Westbrook Library

Former Maine state poet laureate Baron Wormser will read from his new novel TOM O'VIETNAM. He is the author of 15 books. Q & A to follow. In the lovely Gathering Room at the Walker Library.