PORTLAND– Portland nonprofit The Telling Room will present Congresswoman Chellie Pingree with their Red Buoy Award given annually to those who make a positive impact on Portland’s arts community and help prepare Maine youth for success. The award presentation will take place Thursday, April 6th at 7:30pm at… Read More
    A Pulitzer Prize-winning author and New York Times bestselling mainstay, Elizabeth Strout captivates audiences with her distinctively New England stories and powerful narrative ability to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. On the heels of her critically acclaimed new novel I Am Lucy Barton, she will… Read More
    Glitterati is The Telling Room’s annual Sparkling Literary Ball to support young writers in Maine. It is an evening when we pull off our snow boots, polish our party shoes, and come out to honor our Red Buoy Award recipient, mingle with celebrated authors, sample delicious food from… Read More
    The Portland Museum of Art will host a conversation with the three founders of The Telling Room, a Portland youth writing center, on Sunday, December 15th at 2pm. Authors Susan Conley, Sara Corbett, and Mike Paterniti, will discuss their recent publications, the founding of The Telling Room, and… Read More
    Portland nonprofit The Telling Room will host a college essay workshop, open to all Maine seniors, on October 26th from 10am to 3pm at the Portland Public Library teen section. The event is free and open to all interested students. The College Essay Rescue is a… Read More
    The Telling Room will host an event with Lois Lowry, award-winning author of over forty young-adult books, in USM’s Abromson Center on September 25 at 7pm. The event is titled “Homecoming” in honor of Lowry’s recent return to Portland, after having lived here in the 1970s when raising… Read More
    PORTLAND, Maine — Portland nonprofit The Telling Room has announced the hiring of two new staff members.Nicholas Schuller will serve as program director, and Sonya Tomlinson as volunteer and program coordinator. Each will begin their new roles before the start of the 2013-14 school year. Read More
    PORTLAND, Maine — Portland nonprofit The Telling Room will release a new anthology of student writing titled “Illumination: A Young People’s Encyclopedia of Wonder” at its annual Big Night event, Thursday, May 16, at USM’s Abromson Center. The book will be sold online and at Longfellow Books. Read More