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

    Issue: Writing

    Program Topic:

    Key Discussion Points:

    a) charitable anthology Bleed published by Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing. All proceeds are donated to the fight against children’s cancer.

    b) Horror genre – rats, bugs, worms

    c) 5th Annual Maine Postmark Poetry Contest sponsored by the 10th Annual Belfast Poetry Festival, www.belfastpoetry.com

    Guests:

    A) Glenn Rolfe, glenntheory.wix.com/glennrolfehorror

    B) April Hawks, www.princessvespa3.com

    C) Peter Dudar, PeterDudar@aol.com

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

    Program Topic:

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) the essay form
    b) submitting to literary magazines
    c) the Iota Conference www.cclc.me/page/911-1163/iota

    Guest:
    Penny Guisinger, Iota Conference for Short Prose, penny@thecclc.org, pennyguisinger.com/

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

    Program Topic: National Poetry Month

    Key Discussion Points:

    · Celebrating the month of April as National Poetry Month

    · Events in Rockland at the Rockland Library

    · MWPA Black Fly Retreat in May

    · Writing poetry – Carol’s 365 poetry project

    · Celebrating Spring with poetry

    · Belfast Poetry Festival, www.BelfastPoetry.com

    Guests:

    Elizabeth Garber, past Poet Laureate of Belfast, www.ElizabethGarberPoetry.com

    Carol Willette Bachofner, Poet Laureate of Rockland, www.CarolBachofner.com

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

    Program Topic: Two fiction writers

    Key Discussion Points:
    · Writing a series of books as opposed to a single stand alone novel.
    · The unique impressions each readers bring s to their reading of a book.
    · What makes a book a page turner.

    Guests:
    Katherine Silva, www.voxthebook.com
    Alison Dibble, writing as A.D. Morel, www.writermanna.com

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

    Program Topic: the writing life

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) fictionalizing a real life event
    b) creating a memoir from a poem
    c) writing to examine or recover from a situation

    Guests:

    A) Meg Wilson www.megwilsonauthor.com

    B) Katherine Mayfield www.TheBoxofDaughter.com and www.katherine-mayfield.com

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

    Issue: Writing

    Key Discussion Points:
    a)Power of place in writing
    b)Michael Macklin Poetry Prize
    c)Historical research in Maine

    Guests:
    Amy Wight Chapman, memoir in progress, AmyC@megalink.net
    Susan Wuorinen, Hold on There, Sadie Coggins, SusaWuorinen@gmail.com
    Michelle Leavitt, Back East, MLeavitt@Unity.edu

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

    Issue: Writing

    Program Topic:

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) Reading poetry
    b) Belfast Poetry Festival, www.belfastpoetry.com
    c) Belfast Poet Laureate

    Guests:

    A) Scott Fuller,fullerotis@aol.com

    B) Ellen Sander, laureate@belfastpoetry.com

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