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Thursday, May 23, 2013; 7 PM
River Arts in Damariscotta, Maine
River Arts in Damariscotta hosts a multimedia event with poets, musicians and dancers responding to visual art - including poet Robin Merrill.
Friday, May 24, 2013; 7 PM
Three poets at Harlow Gallery, Hallowell
Judy Feinstein, Jim Donnelly and Ted Bookey will read at the Harlow Art Gallery. 160 Water Street, Hallowell. $3 suggested donation. Light refreshments.
Thursday, May 30, 2013; 1 AM
Robert Chute reading in Auburn
Robert Chute, distinguished Maine poet, will read at Clover Health Facility in Auburn, ME. Free.
Thursday, June 13, 2013; 7 PM
Poetry at Longfellow Books, Portland
Robin Merrill, David Moreau and Martin Steingesser will read at Portland's favorite bookstore.
Friday, June 14, 2013; 7 PM
More poetry in Camden
A whole gaggle of poets will read at the Owl & Turtle Bookstore in Camden, including Dave Morrison, Bob MacLaughlin and Robin Merrill.
Saturday, June 15, 2013; 7 PM
Lowry's Lodge poetry reading in Westbrook
Bob MacLaughlin and Dana Robbins will read poetry in this snazzy art gallery in downtown Westbrook - 861 Main Street. $3 suggested donation. Refreshments. Hosted by Jim Donnelly and Anna Wrobel.
Saturday, May 18, 2013; 7 PM
Lowry's Lodge in Westbrook - 2 poets
Gary Lawless of Brunswick and Moon Pie Press poet Claire Hersom are reading. Refreshments. Saccarappa Art Gallery, 861 Main Street, Westbrook. $3 suggested donation.
Saturday, May 18, 2013; 4 PM
Local Buzz readings - Cape Elizabeth, ME
Three writers: Marcia Brown, poetry; Bruce Pratt, fiction; Doug Woodsum, nonfiction. Free. Pond Cove Shopping Center. Very nice cafe/wine bar.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013; 7 PM
Maine Poetry Express at Space Gallery, Portland
Wes McNair's Poetry Express pulls into town - with Joshua Bodwell; featured poets are Wes McNair, Betsy Sholl and Bruce Spang. Free. Space Gallery is at 538 Congress St. Doors open 6:30 PM.
Sunday, April 28, 2013; 7 PM
Launch Party for David Stankiewicz's new book
David's excellent new poetry book MY FIRST BEATRICE will get an official launch at The Speckled Ax coffee shop, 567 Congress Street, Portland. Congratulations to Dave !
Sunday, April 28, 2013; 2 PM
Poetry at Thomaston Library
Six poets, including Moon Pie Press poets Bob MacLaughlin and Dave Morrison, read at the library. Free.
Saturday, April 27, 2013; 4 PM
All poetry reading at Local Buzz
Special poetry reading to celebrate National Poetry Month by two poet couples: Ted and Ruth Bookey, and Duff Plunkett and Marita O'Neill. Pond Cove IGA Shopping Center, Cape Elizabeth, ME. Nice coffee shop/wine bar with fresh locally sourced food. Free.
Friday, April 26, 2013; 7 PM
Poetry at the Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, Maine
Poetry from the wonderful SUN SHINING ON SNOW anthology by U Maine-Augusta Senior College students. Hosted by Ted and Ruth Bookey. This cozy gallery is at 160 Water Street, the main street of Hallowell. $3 suggested donation; refreshments. FMI 685-3636.
Saturday, April 20, 2013; 7 PM
Lowry's Lodge reading at Westbrook art gallery
Featured poets are Dennis Camire and M.K. Spain. Saccarappa Art Collective, lovely gallery at 861 Main St. in Westbrook. $3 cover, refreshments. If you haven't checked out this gallery, you will love it. Hear excellent poetry, gaze at wonderful art in the company of other discerning art/poetry lovers.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Plunkett Poetry Festival at UMaine-Augusta
The Festival runs Friday and Saturday and is always worth attending. The full online schedule of events is at www.uma.edu/plunkett. This year on Saturday, readings will be featured from two anthologies published by Moon Pie Press and also the Take Heart Wes McNair anthology, which has several MPP poets' work in it. (See the TAKE HEART tab here for the latter list.)
Tuesday, April 9, 2013; 7:30 PM
Bruce Spang at Bull Feeney's
Portland Poet Laureate Bruce Spang will be featured reader at this terrific Irish pub - upstairs. Presented by Port Veritas. 375 Fore Street in the Old Port.
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Poetry in Tenants Harbor, Maine
Three Moon Pie Press poets will read at the library: Pam Burr Smith, Dave Morrison and Alice Persons. Theme is "Coming To Our Senses" in honor of spring, also known as "sprinter" or "mud season" in Maine. 3:00 PM. Free admission. Jackson Memorial Library, 38 Main Street.
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Eva M. Oppenheim reading at festival in New York
Eva will participate in the all-day Third Annual Westchester Poetry Festival in Dobbs Ferry, NY at the Masters School. Richard Howard is the featured poet.
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Poetry at the Westbrook Library
11:00 AM - 12:00 noon - Three Westbrook poets ! And not even all of them. Anna Wrobel, Jim Donnelly and Nate Amadon will read at this wonderful library. Celebrate National Poetry Month by hearing these very different, passionate poets. Free.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Robin Merrill poem in Maine Newspapers
Robin Merrill's poem "Out There" is in the Maine Sunday Telegram March 10 and other Maine newspapers this week, as part of the TAKE HEART poetry series by Wes McNair, state poet laureate. Congratulations to Robin! All the poems are at the MWPA website at www.mainewriters.org.
Saturday, March 16, 2013; 7 PM
Lowry's Lodge series at art gallery, Westbrook
The elegant Sacarappa Art Collective gallery
at 861 Main St. in Westbrook is the venue for this series. Bruce Spang, Portland Poet Laureate, and Heather Day, artist/poet, will read. $3 suggested donation. Refreshments.
Friday, March 8, 2013; 6:30 PM
Dave Morrison at Owl & Turtle, Camden
Dave Morrison will read at the Owl & Turtle Bookstore in Camden. Free admission, refreshments. Come celebrate the approach of spring!
Tuesday, March 5, 2013; 7:30 PM
Nancy Henry at Bull Feeney's Port Veritas reading
Nancy Henry will be one of the featured poets at this regular Tuesday night reading at Bull Feeney's upstairs. 375 Fore Street in the Old Port.
Sunday, March 3, 2013; 7:30 PM
Flooded: An Outpouring of Literary Conversation in Support of Longfellow Books
Space Gallery, 538 Congress Street, Portland. Memoir and fiction writers. Get details and how to buy tickets at www.mainewriters.org. This is to support the wonderful indie bookstore Longfellow Books, which recently had a flood that ruined a lot of books.
Saturday, February 23, 2013; 4 PM
Local Buzz reading series, Cape Elizabeth
Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, ME. Writers Pat O'Donnell, fiction, Gretchen Legler, nonfiction, and Jim Donnelly, poetry. 4-5 PM, free. Hosted by Marcia Brown and Penny Robinson. Jim has a forthcoming book from Moon Pie Press that will be released this spring.