Islanders and day trippers alike are invited to attend a festive book celebration for Peaks Island author/illustrator Beth Rand on October 13th to launch her 123 Gulls (Islandport Press). This picture book companion to Rand’s ABC Gulls […]
I'm trained as a cultural anthropologist and Native American studies scholar, employed as the Director of Communications at Saint Joseph's College, and consult in institutional advancement and education. Otherwise, I'm an avid skier, runner, and reader who loves living on an island in Maine with my family.
It could be my Irish heritage; you know, that long-suffering tendency toward the suspicion that revealing a joy might bring down the wrath of someone divine. Or, perhaps I should blame the Yankee […]
If this late summer heat has you dreaming of luffing sails and ocean spray, then I have a suggestion for you. Board one of Portland Schooner Company‘s historic schooners as quickly as […]
Donate ten; buy twenty. The annual book sale, sponsored by the Friends of the Peaks Island Library, is Saturday, July 21, 2018 from 8 AM – 2:30 PM. This is your opportunity […]
Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance offers a wide array of fantastic programming for writers, including “Pitch” which offers writers the chance to pitch their manuscripts or book proposals to agents from leading […]
Books work like magic carpets for me, whisking me away to “somewhere else.” Whether I’m vacationing, stealing a slice of staycation out of daily life, or shrugging off a worry I’m eager […]
“You must write every single day of your life… You must lurk in libraries and climb the stacks like ladders to sniff books like perfumes and wear books like hats upon your […]