UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday, April 29, 2017; 11:15 AM

Poetry Society of New Hampshire reading

Reading at Gibson's Bookstore, Concord, NH featuring Alice Persons. 11:15-11:50 with Q & A. Free.

Friday, May 5, 2017; 7 PM

Bookey Readings at the Harlow Gallery, Hallowell

The Harlow Gallery is a charming place on the main street of Hallowell, ME. This series features Anna Wrobel and Marita O'Neill, both Moon Pie Press poets, on the evening of May 5.

Saturday, May 13, 2017; 9:30 AM

Maine Poets Society spring meeting

Check the MPS website for details and how to register for this meeting for MPS members. Meeting will be at Continuum for Creativity, 863 Main Street, Westbrook.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Bread Loaf in VT

New England Young Writers' Conference at Bread Loaf. Bread Loaf, Middlebury Collee, Ripton, Vermont. David Surette will attend.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017; 6:30 PM

Hyla Brook Reading Series, Derry, NH

David R. Surette is the featured reader; this series is at the Robert Frost Farm, 122 Rockingham Road, Derry, New Hampshire.

RECENT EVENTS

Thursday, April 27, 2017; 5 PM

Poets Speak! Event in Bangor

Poets Speak! is an event starting about 4:30 and winding up at 8 PM at the Bangor Public library. Many poets are reading including student poets, Annalise Jakimides, Carl Little and Tom Moore, Belfast Poet Laureate. Free.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017; 6 PM

Poetry workshop/reading series in Kennebunk

MPP poet Robin Merrill will lead a workshop 6-645, followed by a reading 7-8. Open to all levels of poets, including high school students. Free. Pre-register for workshop at 985-1116. You can attend one and not the other if you wish. Kennebunk Elementary School.

Sunday, April 23, 2017; 2 PM

Poetry reading in South Yarmouth, MA

South Yarmouth Library Association Sunday Author Series - features David R. Surette and Judith Askew. South Yarmouth Library, 312 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA.

Saturday, April 22, 2017; 4 PM

Local Buzz National Poetry Month special event

9 poets will read in celebration of National Poetry Month. Local Buzz coffee shop/wine bar at Pond Cove center, Route 77, Cape Elizabeth, ME. Hosted by Marcia Brown, with special appearance by Betsy Sholl.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Plunkett Poetry Festival, U Maine-Augusta

See the UM-A website or the Plunkett Festival Facebook page for details. Featured poet is Naomi Shihab Nye. Free. Held at the library.

Thursday, April 20, 2017; 7:30 PM

Third Thursday in Natick, MA

Gallery 55, 55 South Main Street, Natick, MA. Wine and cheese at 7 PM, poetry at 7:30 PM, featuring David R. Surette. Free.

Saturday, April 15, 2017; 7 PM

Lowry's Lodge April open reading

April is an open reading. Continuum for Creativity, 863 Main Street, Westbrook, ME. $4 suggested donation; refreshments.

Friday, April 14, 2017; 7 PM

Opening Bookey Reading at Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, ME

The first of the 2017 Bookey Readings at the Harlow Gallery, 160 Water Street, Hallowell - featuring poets Martin Steingesser and David Moreau. $3 donation to benefit the gallery. Light refreshments.

Friday, April 14, 2017; 4:30 PM

ArtWord poetry event at Portland Museum of Art

Sponsored by Beloit Poetry Journal. 30 poets from all over Maine participate in an ekphrastic poetry event. Reception at 4:30 PM. Poets include Duff Plunkett, whose MPP book is called MUSEUM.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Book Show on Cape Cod

Books and the World book show - Cape Cod Community Media Center, 17 Shad Hole Road, Dennis Port, MA. Featuring David Surette, author of STABLE.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017; 6 PM

Poetry workshop/reading series in Kennebunk

MPP poet Pam Burr Smith will lead free workshop from 6-6:45, followed by a reading from 7 to 8. Open to all levels of poets. Pre-register for workshop at 985-1116. Kennebunk Elementary School.

Saturday, April 8, 2017; 4 PM

Books in the Brook - Westbrook, ME

Kathy Eliscu and Nate Amadon will read. Continuum for Creativity, 863 Main Street, Westbrook. Free; suggested $3 donation.

Friday, April 7, 2017; 7:30 PM

Belfast Poetry Festival panel

The Belfast Poetry Festival presents a panel on nature poetry and ecology at the Belfast Free Library, 106 High Street, Belfast, ME. Panel includes Tom Moore, MPP poet and current Belfast Poet Laureate.

Thursday, April 6, 2017; 6 PM

Poetry in Rockland, ME

Dave Morrison and Chris Fahy will read at the Rockland Library. Free.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017; 6 PM

Poetry workshop/reading series in Kennebunk

MPP poet Kevin Sweeney will lead a workshop from 6-6:45. Reading will be 7-8 PM. You can attend these separately. Workshops are free but you must pre-register at 985-1116. Kennebunk Elementary School.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Persons poem in Lewiston Sun Journal

"Mud Season" by Alice Persons is in the Lewiston Sun Journal In Verse poetry feature today. It is from her MPP book Thank Your Lucky Stars.

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