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Writers Forum 11/12/15

Host: Nancy Tancredi
Engineer: Joel Mann

Program Topic: Fiction

Key Discussion Points:
a) Development of ideas
b) Character development/names
c) Writing goals

Guests:
Alexa Barstow
Mystie McManus

Writers Forum 10/8/15

Host: Ellie O’Leary
Engineer: John Greenman

Program Topic: Writing in Maine

Key Discussion Points:
a) haiku, senryu, haibun, and other Japanese forms
b)Bangor Haiku Group – Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 6:30 p.m. Moonviewing at the Bangor waterfront
c) choosing haiku over other writing

Guests:
Catherine Lee, nautical.dreamer@gmail.com
Bruce Ross, dr_bruce_ross@hotmail.com

Writers Forum 9/10/15

Producer/Host: Nancy Tancredi
Engineer: Amy Browne

Program Topic: Military

Key Discussion Points:
a) PTSD
b) WAR
c) Wind power

Guests:
Robert G. Fuller, Jr.
Mike Bond
Charles Kniffen

Writers Forum 8/13/15

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

Writers Forum 7/9/15

Producer/Host: Nancy Tancredi
Engineer: John Greenman

Program Topic: Maine Writers

Key Discussion Points:
Fiction
Poetry
Humor/irony

Guests:
Gerald George
Robert Klose

Writers Forum 6/11/15

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.

Writers Forum 5/14/15

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

Writers Forum 4/9/15

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