UPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday, September 3, 2014; 7 PM

Poetry in Kennebunk at the Hive

Stan Keach, who has a forthcoming Moon Pie Press book, and Jeri Theriault are featured poets in this charming bar/restaurant in the heart of downtown Kennebunk. The Hive, 84 Main Street. Calendar and more info at www.thehivekennebunk.com

Saturday, September 6, 2014; 6 PM

Poetry Rocks in Portland with Dave Morrison

RESCHEDULED FROM AUG. 13 - RAIN DATE PROBABLY 9/6. Musician and poet Dave Morrison, always entertaining, delivers poetry AND music in Congress Square Park, across from the Portland Museum of Art. Sponsored by Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance, Space Gallery and the Friends of Congress Square Park. Free.

Friday, September 12, 2014; 6:30 PM

New anthology launch/reading in Brunswick

Cleaveunder Press of Brunswick has released a poetry anthology called FILES FROM THE BUM'S ACADEMY with the work of 7 local poets, including Pam Burr Smith. Poets will read 6:30-7:30. Free. Gulf of Maine Books, 134 Maine Street, Brunswick. FMI call bookstore 729-5083.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Moon Pie Press books at new store in Westbrook

Aterra is a beautiful new store next door to the Saccarappa Art Gallery on Main Street in Westbrook, owned by gallery director Andy Curran. It has New England art, pottery, jewelry and other crafts and cards, and carries a selection of Moon Pie Press books. Find Aterra on Facebook, too.

Saturday, September 20, 2014; 7 PM

Lowry's Lodge poetry series in Westbrook

David Weiss and James Breslin are featured poets in this series in the beautiful Saccarappa Art Gallery, 851 Main St. in Westbrook. Suggested $3 donation. Refreshments.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014; 7 PM

Port City poets' reading at Portland Public Library

12 poets represented in the Port City Poems anthology will read briefly. Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library, Monument Square. Light refreshments at 6:30; reading starts at 7:00. Free and open to the public. This excellent anthology was edited by Portland Poet Laureate Marcia Brown, who organized this reading.

RECENT EVENTS

Saturday, August 16, 2014; 7 PM

Lowry's Lodge poetry in Westbrook - open reading

Open reading - river theme poems encouraged. Saccarappa Art Gallery, 851 Main Street. Refreshments; $3 suggested donation.

Saturday, August 9, 2014; 7:30 PM

Poetry and music in Camden

Musicians Barnaby Bright and Liz Longley perform, with Dave Morrison reading a bit of poetry. Camden Opera House. FMI www.camdenoperahouse.com

Friday, August 8, 2014; 7:30 PM

Poetry in Wayne, Maine

Cary Memorial Library, 17 Old Winthrop Road, Wayne. Poets Gwen Heath and Claire Hersom. Free. FMI 685-3612.

Thursday, August 7, 2014; 7 PM

Reading on Peaks Island - Port City Poets

Reading featuring poets from the PORT CITY POEMS anthology, including Marcia Brown, Dennis Camire, Claire Hersom, Pam Burr Smith and many others. Free, open to public. 5th Maine Regiment Memorial Hall, 45 Seashore Avenue, Peaks Island. Ferry leaves Portland at 5:35 PM.

Friday, July 18, 2014; 7 PM

Poetry in Wayne, Maine

Two poets will read at the charming Cary Memorial Library, 170 Old Winthrop Road, in Wayne, Maine. Free. Susann Pelletier and Steve Cowperthwaite will feature.

Saturday, June 21, 2014; 7 PM

Lowry's Lodge in Westbrook at Saccarappa Gallery

Featured poets: Dave Morrison of Camden and Pam Burr Smith of Brunswick. 851 Main St. Westbrook. Suggested $3 donation. Refreshments and good company as well as spectacular Maine art.

Saturday, June 21, 2014; 6 PM

San Diego Book Awards - MPP book a finalist!

The San Diego Book Awards will be held on this date. Kirby Wright's poetry collection THE WIDOW FROM LAKE BLED is a finalist and he will be signing books at the event.

Friday, June 20, 2014; 7 PM

Poetry at Harlow Gallery in Hallowell

Poets: Jeri Theriault, Phil Carlson, Gus Peterson and Robin Merrill. 160 Water Street, Hallowell. Harlow Art Gallery. $3 suggested donation. Refreshments.

Friday, June 20, 2014; 6 PM

Poetry and story at Constellation Gallery, Portland

Part of First Friday Art Walk. Moon Pie Press poet John Willey will team with eminent historian Neil Rolde. Ramona du Houx's photography exhibit is up. 6-8 PM, 511 Congress Street, Portland.

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