Maine Writers Talk About…

Posted May 23, 2013, at 2:37 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m.


The new Maine Writers Talk About… series at the Belfast Free Library will continue Tuesday June 11th at 6:30 pm with author Monica Wood presenting a talk titled, “No Money, No Glory: Why Write?”

This new series of writers speaking about their craft will take place the second Tuesday of the month through November. The series has been made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Belfast Free Library.

Monica Wood is the author of “When We Were the Kennedys: A Memoir from Mexico, Maine”, a New England indie bestseller; #1 indie bestseller in Maine; a national Indie Next pick; and an Oprah’s 2012 Summer Reading pick. Monica is also the author of four works of fiction, most recently “Any Bitter Thing”, which spent twenty-one weeks on the American Booksellers Association extended bestseller list and was named a Book Sense Top Ten pick. Her other fiction includes “Ernie’s Ark”, “Secret Language”, and “My Only Story”, a finalist for the Kate Chopin Award.

The Left Bank Bookstore will be at the program with books to purchase for signing, including the just released paperback edition of “When We Were the Kennedys: A Memoir from Mexico, Maine.”

Next in the series, on Tuesday July 9th author Rhea-Cote Robbins will offer a talk titled, “The Franco-American Writer in Maine”

For more information about the Maine Writers Talk About … series visit or call 338-3884 ext.30.