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Over the years I have spoken at many dozens of public events. If you would like to engage me as a speaker, e-mail me on this site. My speaker fees are very reasonable. For a look at one of my book talks, go here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_r9owt8gAPA

Here's how it will go: Beginning with a discussion of and brief reading from a current work, I usually go on to speak about writing, research, writing memoir or fiction, the writing life, creativity, or any special topic related to your group. I conclude with a ten-minute Q/A. About 45-60 minutes total, which is about the time when people really need to get out of their seats. 

NOTE TO BOOK GROUPS: I adore book groups and am tremendously grateful for them. I used to visit book groups for free, but because of the number of requests, I now charge an honorarium of $150-$200 to cover time and travel. (I love meeting readers, but I loathe driving.)

2016 Road Schedule

NOTE: My public events are short on reading, long on conversation, and lots of fun!. Come join me!

March 14: Cumberland Club book group, Portland, ME (private)

March 18: NEIBA “All About the Books” First Parish Church, Cambridge, MA. 10:30-12

April 5: BOOK LAUNCH at Portland Stage Company (SOLD OUT) 6:30pm

April 6: SECOND BOOK LAUNCH at Nonesuch Books, So Portland, ME. 7pm  

April 7: Book talk at DDG Booksellers in Farmington, ME. 6:30pm

April 13: Newtonville Books, Newton, MA 7pm

April 14: River Run Books, Portsmouth, NH 6:30pm

April 15: Jabberwocky Books, Newburyport, MA  7pm

April 19: Gibson’s Bookstore, Concord, NH 7pm

April 20: Gray Library, Gray , ME. 6:30pm

April 21: Common Street Arts, Waterville, ME. 5:30 pm

May 3: "Chats with Champions" Damariscotta, ME. 10am

May 3: Lewiston Public Library, 6:30pm

May 12: "Coffee with the Authors," hosted by Buttonwood Books, Cohasset, MA. 10am

June 21: Southport Library, Southport, ME. 7pm 

June 28: Windham Library, ME. 6pm

June 30: First Parish Church, Portland. "Writerly Friendship: In Conversation with Christina Baker-Kline, Lily King, and Monica Wood. THIS IS A FUNDRAISER FOR MY LOCAL BRANCH OF PORTLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY.

July 12: St. George Literary Series, Martinsville Oceanview Grange, Tenants Harbor, ME. 5:30pm  

Aug 2: Boothbay Yacht Club, Boothbay Harbor, ME.  11AM. (NOTE TIMES CHANGE)

Aug 2: Winthrop Library, ME. 6:30pm

Aug 3: Bucksport Alamo Theater, ME. 5:30pm

Aug 4: Jesup Library, Bar Harbor, ME. 7pm

Aug 5: Southwest Harbor Library, SWH, ME. NOON. "Coffee with the Author"

Aug 9: Belfast Free Library, ME. 6:30pm

Aug 16: Skidompha Library, Damariscotta, ME: 10am

Aug 18: South Portland Library, SoPo, ME: 6:30pm

Sept 4: Fundraiser, Barbara Bush Literary Foundation, Kennebunkport, ME

Oct 4: Gould Academy, Bethel, ME. Evening reading.

Nov 9: Raymond Village Library, ME. 6:30pm book talk.

Nov 10: Lewiston Public Library, ME. 6pm book talk.

 

                                            


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