“For me, there have been times when the act of writing has been an act of faith, a spit in the eye of despair. Writing is not life, but I think that […]
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 […]
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 […]
What a magical evening for the island community to gather and celebrate authors and artists, while raising funds for TEIA camperships. Even though waning sunlight gilded the historic club’s wraparound porch, the […]
Prepare yourself for a virtual tour of a magical place, a stone house on a high point of land on an island in Portland Harbor: the Stone House of the Illustration […]
It’s Memorial Day Weekend, the kickoff to summer, and the pivot point in the biorhythm of Peaks Island life. Leisurely strolls down the middle of the road must await late autumn as […]
Scott Kelley’s journey toward publishing “I Am Birch,” a children’s picture book with Islandport Press (2018), began at a moment when nostalgia met three historic photographs. But what happened next was infused by his role as a father to Abbott and by his working relationship with Islandport.