Tag Archives: Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance

On The Beauty of It


Announcing…my new baby! There is nothing quite like holding your own book in your hands.This is my chapbook. It’s my second published chapbook, and it came out, from Sheltering Pines Press, this week.  My author copies were in my mailbox when I got home Monday afternoon.  I have been waiting for them breathlessly since Annie …

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On the Frost Place


This must be real love. That’s what I was thinking last Sunday morning, listening to the rain pouring all over my campsite, at Lafayette Place in Franconia Notch–in the midst of the White Mountains National Forest.  My tent was under a canted tarp, and I’d had the foresight to trench around it, so the water, …

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On Terry Plunkett and the Art of the Schmooze


Terry Plunkett, for nearly 30 years, was part of the English faculty at the University of Maine at Augusta.  In that time, he was also co-editor of Kennebec:  A Portfolio of Maine Writing.  Some years after he died in 1998, the Terry Plunkett Maine Poetry Festival was established in his honor. I first met Terry …

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