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  • Talk of the Towns 6/12/15

    Host: Ron Beard, University of Maine Cooperative Extension
    Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

    Program Topic: A Conversation and readings from young writers in Sumner High School’s Alternative Pathways Program

    Key Discussion Points:

    Background on Alternative Pathways Program and Sumner’s approach to education, idea for writing workshop

    Each young writer introduces briefly and reads a piece from work in progress (5-8 min each)
    Carol – first chapter from her novel
    Justin – from Chapter 9 of his novel
    Abbie- first chapter from her magical realism novel

    Writers comment on how they approach writing, their work with Cynthia Thayer
    Cynthia and Susan talk about what they are learning by working with these writers

    Carol Dawn, Sumner Pathways Program, student, writer
    Justin Alexander Hammond, Sumner Pathways Program, student, writer
    Abbie Elizabeth Holland, Sumner Pathways Program, student, writer
    Susan Walsh, Sumner Pathways Program, teacher
    Cynthia Thayer, author of Strong for Potatos, A Certain Slant of Light, A Brief Lunacy, founder of Schoodic Arts for All and co-owner/operator of Darthia Farm in Gouldsboro

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    Published on June 12, 2015 · Filed under: Talk of the Towns; Tagged as: , ,
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