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James Witherell will be speaking and signing his new book: L.L. Bean: The Man and his Company on Thursday, April 12 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm.at the Newport Cultural Center. Light refreshments will be served. If you need directions or more information, please call us at 368-5074.
Words & Pictures: Maine’s Poet Laureate to read at South Portland Library
Maine’s Poet Laureate Wesley McNair will join members of the South Portland Public Library Writers Group in a public reading of poetry and short stories in celebration of National Poetry Month and National Library Week. “Words & Pictures” will take place Thursday, April 12, at 7 p.m. in the South Portland Public Library downstairs meeting room. Admission is free.
The evening will open with a reading of shorts inspired by pictures and art, from members of the South Portland Writers Group. Following the shorts, Maine’s Poet Laureate Wesley McNair will share his poetry and talk about the art of poetry and being a poet.
Wesley McNair is the author of eighteen books, including poetry, prose and edited anthologies. His most recent collection of poems is Lovers of the Lost: New & Selected Poems.
The evening is brought to you with support from the Friends of the South Portland Public Library. The library offers a series of adult programming events. For more on this and other library programs, visit the library’s website at www.southportlandlibrary.com