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  • Producer/Host: Nancy Tancredi
    Engineer: John Greenman

    Program Topic: Maine Writers

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) Poetry
    b) Identity in poetry
    c) Forms of poetry

    Guests:
    Carol Willette Bachofner
    Penthea Burns
    Kesha Shelton

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  • Producer/Host: Nancy Tancredi
    Engineer: John Greenman

    Program Topic: Maine Writers

    Key Discussion Points:
    Fiction
    Poetry
    Humor/irony

    Guests:
    Gerald George
    Robert Klose

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  • Producer/Host: Nancy Tancredi
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    Issue: Maine writers

    Program Topic: Maine voices from the past and in the present

    Key Discussion Points:
    Poem written in 1800 – read and discussed; Ray Beal’s spiritual and nature poetry; Jenna Beal’s poetry about the past, the present and future.

    Guests:
    Ray Beal, poet and photographer; Jenna Beaulieu, poet, blogger, and photographer.

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  • Producer/Host: Ellie O’Leary & Nancy Tancredi
    Engineer: John Greenman

    (Note: Due to a recording error, this archive starts with the show already in progress)

    Program Topic: Writing in Maine

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) poetry readings
    b)Maine Humanities Council
    c) Venus Remembered by Phil Wormuth
    d) Salty Liquor by Gary Rainford
    e)introducing the new host, Nancy Tancredi

    Guests:
    Phil Wormuth, cuskagency@gmail.com
    Gary Rainford, GaryRainford.com

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  • Producer/Host: Ellie O’Leary
    Engineer: John Greenman

    Issue: Writing

    Program Topic: Poetry

    Key Discussion Points:

    a) April – National Poetry Month
    b) the Aurorean, poetry literary journal, Encircle Publications
    c) Off the Coast, poetry literary journal
    d) ekphrastic poetry – the crossing genres art
    e) Nature’s Grace sculpture in Eastport Maine

    Guests:
    A) Cynthia Brackett-Vincent, www.encirclepub.com
    B) Michael Brown, www.off-the-coast.com
    C) Valerie Lawson, www.off-the-coast.co

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  • Producer/Host: Ellie O’Leary
    Engineer: John Greenman

    Issue: Conversations with Maine writers

    Program Topic: Writing in Maine

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) Rock and Roll Journalism
    b) Grace Slick
    c) the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Liberace
    d) memoir – written at the time or years later

    Guests:
    Ellen Sander www.EllenSander.com Ellen@EllenSander.com
    Richard Loren www.HighNotes.org Richard@HighNotes.org

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  • Producer/Host: Ellie O’Leary
    Engineer: John Greenman

    Issue: Conversations with Maine writers

    Program Topic: Writing in Maine

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) Stories of Maine from the viewpoint of a newcomer
    b) Stories of growing up in Maine
    c) Stories of being a game warden in Maine
    d) Islandport Press
    e) North Country Press
    f) Maine accents

    Guests:
    Mark Scott Ricketts, www.MScottRicketts.com,
    Mitch Littlefield, Mitch@minormeadow.com
    John Ford, www.mainewarden.com and www.oldcops.com.

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  • Producer/Host: Ellie O’Leary
    Engineer: John Greenman

    Issue: Conversations with Maine writers
    Program Topic: Writing in Maine

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) Finding the muse on a trip, in this case to Brazil
    b) Veterans for Peace (VFP)
    c) Cobscook Community Center
    d) Why poetry, as compared to another type of writing?

    Guests by name and affiliation:
    Karie Friedman kariefriedman.com
    Doug Rawlings rawlings@maine.edu lulu.com/bookstore/poetry Orion Rising
    Nancy Tancredi nrtancredi@gmail.com

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