Words on Words: The Chosen One

The Chosen One, by Carol Lynch Williams 978-0312555115, $16.95 St. Martin’s Griffin, May 2009 The idea of escape from captivity is often linked to coming of age in Young Adult literature. Whether…

Local Maine writer wins national book award

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wilton author Kathy Lynn Emerson was awarded the 2008 Agatha Award for Best Non-fiction Book at the Malice Domestic conference in Washington, D.C. The Agatha Awards, named for famed…

Nature writer Bernd Heinrich here May 14

FARMINGTON – A reading and book signing by best selling author Bernd Heinrich will be held 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 14 at Devaney Doak & Garrett Booksellers on Broadway. Heinrich will…

Cellist Katie Kennedy at Nordica on May 24

On Sunday, May 24, 2009, starting at 7:30 p.m., the Arts Institute of Western Maine will present a concert by cellist Katie Kennedy (top, right), pianist Chiharu Naruse (top, left), and percussionist…

Top traditional Irish band to tour in Maine

New England Celtic Arts will host the critically acclaimed Irish band Teada at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center in South Carthage, Maine on Tuesday May 12th, at the Franco American Heritage Center…

Phillips student wins state poetry contest

         Nathaniel Smith (pictured above), a 2nd grader at the Phillips Elementary School, was recently selected as the 2009 Winner of the Maine Word Poetry Contest for his poem Western Maine.…

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