John Wetterau’s writing habits are as steady as his daily choice of blueberry muffins at the Peaks Cafe. The penchant for writing around clattering dishes and earnest conversation began decades ago when […]
Author, cultural anthropologist, and science communicator. Running trails, chasing life, and conjuring the words to capture it all.
It never ceases to amaze me how Peaks Island attracts talent to itself as though it were a magnet, poised two miles offshore, lonely for companionship. The island deployed some form of […]
Most islanders and Maine residents know Jamie Hogan as a celebrated illustrator whose collaboration with Mitali Perkins, Rickshaw Girl, won a Jane Addams Children’s Book Award. They also have enjoyed reading her […]
One of the pleasures of blogging about Peaks Island authors is that I have the opportunity to write about talented neighbors. In the case of Chris Hoppin, until I moved in February, […]
Casting Off: Three Peaks Author Launch Their Books Tuesday, August 18th at 6:45 p.m. at the MacVane Community Center, Peaks Island Panelists: James Hayman, The Cutting, Christopher Hoppin, Same Date of Rank, […]
The first line of James Hayman’s debut thriller The Cutting reads “Fog can be a sudden thing on the Maine coast.” These days, fog is nearly a constant thing but that hasn’t […]
The Peaks Island Press is a blog about authors who live on Peaks Island off the coast of Portland, Maine. As a writer myself and a board member of the Friends of […]