Thursday, July 31, 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.

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.

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, 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.

Friday, May 30, 2014; 7 PM

Poetry at Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, ME

Featured poets at this lovely art gallery at 160 Water St. Hallowell: Anna Wrobel, Steve Cowperthwaite and Stephanie Marshall. Steve has a new book out from Moon Pie Press that you will love. Refreshments, suggested $3 donation.

Friday, May 30, 2014; 6 PM

Kevin Sweeney featured poet in Portland - art gallery

Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress Street, Portland hosts this reading. Kevin Sweeney is featured poet and other poets will read briefly. Free.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014; 7:30 PM

Bruce Spang at Bull Feeney's in Portland

Port Veritas sponsors this reading at Bull Feeney's upstairs, 375 Fore Street in the Old Port. Suggested $3-5 donation.

Saturday, May 24, 2014; 4 PM

Season finale of Local Buzz readings, Cape Elizabeth

Local Buzz coffeehouse, Pond Cove IGA plaza, Cape Elizabeth. Writers: Marcia Brown, poetry; Baron Wormser, fiction; Helen Peppe, nonfiction. 4-5 PM. Free. Wines, coffee, food available.

Saturday, May 10, 2014; 7 PM

Lowry's Lodge poetry in Westbrook

Saccarappa Art Gallery hosts this fine series. Refreshments, wonderful art to look at. Suggested $3 donation. Featured poets are David Moreau and Annie Finch.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014; 7 PM

Port Veritas featured poet Bruce Spang

Port Veritas spoken word group presents a reading every Tues. evening at Bull Feeney's in the Old Port, Portland. Bruce will read from his new Moon Pie Press book BOY AT THE SCREEN DOOR.

Thursday, May 1, 2014; 11 AM

Poetry Peace Potluck in Lewiston

11-1. Potluck at Lewiston-Auburn College, USM, 51 Westminster St., Lewiston. 23 poets will read, including Claire Hersom, Bruce Spang, Michele Leavitt and Pam Burr Smith. Contact Gary Lawless at Gulf of Maine Books for more information.