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

    Issue: Conversations with Maine writers

    Program Topic: Writing in Maine

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) The Flat Bay Collective www.flatbay.org
    b) Some members of the Flat Bay collective will be at the Cobscook Community Learning Center on Saturday January 10 from 2-3:30 p.m.
    www.cclc.me/articles/55-583/flatbay-collective-to-present-multimedia/14
    c) Reading/writing poetry in a native language compared to a second one.
    d) Fiction from the natural world, fiction based on real life events.
    e) The Manhattan Project

    Guests:
    Leonore Hildebrandt: www.flatbaycollective.org
    Robert Froese: www.flatbaycollective.org
    Mark Kelley(Rain of Ruin): kelleymark2@gmail.com

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

    Program Topic: Writing in Maine
    Key Discussion Points:
    a) The Sovereign Series of books by Jennifer Wixson
    b) Bess Mae Klain, music teacher in Central Maine
    c) Veterans for Peace
    d) The Cervena Barva Press www.cervenabarvapress.com
    e) Writing for political expression and personal transformation
    f) Why choose poetry over prose or vice versa?
    g) CDs accompanying books

    Guests:
    Jennifer Wixson: www.thesovereignseries.com,
    Preston Hood: poetpret@hotmail.com,

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  • Producer/Host: Ellie O’Leary
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    Program Topic: Writing in Maine

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) Life, particularly education, on Maine islands.
    b) Going from academic writing to fiction – Islands of Time
    c) The “New England Reads” program, Mount View High School, 207-568-3426, 10/14/2014
    d) The Allagash Haunting Trilogy
    e) Memoir, naming names or not in “Pigs Can’t Swim”
    f) Research for a memoir

    Guests:
    Barbara Lawrence, www.barbaralawrence.com, bkl@barbaralawrence.com
    Tim Caverly, www.allagashtails.com, 207-907-0517, kgoldenr@myfairpoint.net
    Helen Peppe, www.helenpeppe.com, 207-400-6010, hpeppe@maine.rr.com

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  • Producer/Host: Ellie O’Leary
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    Issue: Writing
    Program Topic: Writing in Maine

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) Reading in public
    b) Writing to find your voice
    c) Veterans writing group at Togus
    d) Anthology “Files From the Bum’s Academy”
    e) Gulf of Maine Books, Brunswick
    f) Meditation

    Guests:

    A) Jessica Eaton, poet, jessica_eaton_1959@yahoo.com
    B) Terry Grasse, poet

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  • Producer/Host: Ellie O’Leary
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    Issue: Writing

    Program Topic: Writing in Maine

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) The Harlow Gallery, Hallowell harlowgallery.org/
    b) The Aurorean www.encirclepub.com/poetry/aurorean
    c) Parallel Uni-Verse www.dwildepress.net/universe/index.html
    d) Third weekend in October, both the Belfast Poetry Festival and the Bangor Book Festival.

    www.facebook.com/BangorBookFestival and www.belfastpoetry.com/.

    Guests:
    Gus Peterson, glp3324@gmail.com,
    Dana Wilde, dwilde@dwildepress.net,
    Beatrix Gates, Finishing Line Press www.finishinglinepress.com

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  • Producer/Host: Ellie O’Leary
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    Issue: Writing

    Program Topic:

    Key Discussion Points:

    a) 2nd Annual Castine Storytelling Festival www.wilsonmuseum.org (calendar of events)

    b) Baseball – Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox,

    c) Philosophy

    d) Senior College system in Maine

    Guests:

    A) Bill Wiley, wwiley1018@earthlink.net, niubilly.wordpress.com, www.bandgeeksonline.com

    B) Bob Pring, rkppwh@yahoo.com

    C) Johanna Sweet, johanna.s.sweet@gmail.com

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