Here’s the Skinny on Thursday’s event: Zoom along with my talk and discussion about Mortal Things at the fantastic Jesup Library in Mt Desert Island’s Bar Harbor. The library’s website provides the sign-up for you. It’s from 7 to 8 PM on Thursday, March 16. Zoom, Zoom, Zoom! https://www.jesuplibrary.org/events/mortal According to Maine: An Encyclopedia, Portuguese … Continue reading ZOOM WITH US IN BAR HARBOR!
As an author and as a musical performer, I’ve done gigs in bars, coffeehouses, folk clubs, theaters, churches, synagogues, meeting houses, church halls, college halls, concert halls, book stores, at festivals, and aboard sailing ships. They all can be great places for a gig, but I do like me a good old library! Like so … Continue reading Library Gigs!
Sounds and Links
Sounds Last weekend, I was honored to be part of an episode on Senator Bill Bradley’s “American Voices” national radio program, in which I talked about my favorite sound in America, one that no longer exists—the rumbling and screeching yet somehow comforting sound of the passing trolleys on Philadelphia’s Germantown Avenue where I spent part … Continue reading Sounds and Links
The Kindness of Book People
Saturday brought back memories aplenty and created new ones that I’ll treasure. Returning to my corner of Philadelphia always does that for me, and being able to visit Philly and talk about a book that is very much about the city’s life is an author’s dream. To do so as a conversation with a journalist … Continue reading The Kindness of Book People
Thank You, Friends AND Strangers!
Last Thursday’s reading at Rockland Library brought some great questions from an audience of friends and strangers. A lovely and welcoming library, the place is special to me because for years I’ve attended meetings of the Rockland Shakespeare Society in the same room where I spoke about MORTAL THINGS. For authors on the less well-known … Continue reading Thank You, Friends AND Strangers!
Your Work Space: In Three Words (or more)
I love the Tree of Life Tweet that shows the work space I used when writing MORTAL THINGS. Well, ONE of the places where I worked on the novel. Like most other writers and readers, I roam from room to room, nook to nook, sometimes from state to state, but this one anchors me in … Continue reading Your Work Space: In Three Words (or more)