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

    Program Topic:

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) Seamus Heaney
    b) villanelle
    c) collection – chapbook or manuscript
    d) poetry set to music

    Guests:
    A) Kathleen Ellis, Kathleen_Ellis@umit.maine.edu
    B) Bruce Pratt, Obdriveway@aol.com

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

    Program Topic: Maine Writers

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) young adult fantasy literature
    b) Irish mythology
    c) animal rescue
    d) Kickstarter
    e) memoir

    Guests:

    A) Ellen Booraem, ellenbooraem.com, evb9@myfairpoint.net

    B) Gail Van Wart, Out of the Blue LLC, www.schooljunglesafari.com, peakedmtfarm@me.com

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

    Program Topic:

    Key Discussion Points (list at least 3):
    a) Poetry in Maine
    b) Black Fly Retreat of the MWPA
    c) Wes McNair, Maine poet laureate

    Guests:
    A) Nancy Tancredi, nrtancredi@gmail.com
    B) Miranda Batiste, mirandabatiste@gmail.com

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