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Writers Read Events Planned for February 24, March 23 and April 20

All are invited to “Writers Read,” an open stage for creative writing, on Saturday, February 24, 2-4 pm, at Eastport Arts Center.  Writers of all kinds, whether seasoned wordsmiths or emerging talents, are invited to share their written work. The event aims to create an atmosphere of inspiration and connection … [Read More]

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Writer’s Exploration of ‘Meaning-Making and Metaphor’ Bookended Engaging Readings

By Margie WhalenA capacity crowd of about 40 people gathered on Sunday, January 21, to hear Penny Guisinger’s engaging discussion of creative nonfiction and her memoir, SHIFT: A Memoir of Identity and Other Illusions. Guisinger, who went to local schools and now lives in Trescott, was known to many … [Read More]

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EAC Kicks off 2024 with Open Stage for Writers, January 6

All are invited to “Writers Read,” an open stage for stories, poems and creative non-fiction, on Saturday, January 6, 2-4 pm, at Eastport Arts Center.  Writers of all kinds, whether seasoned wordsmiths or emerging talents, are invited to share their work. The event aims to create an atmosphere of inspiration … [Read More]

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Writers Read, an Open Stage for Creative Writing

All are invited to “Writers Read,” an open stage for stories, poems and creative non-fiction, on Saturday, January 6, 2-4 pm, at Eastport Arts Center.  Writers of all kinds, whether seasoned wordsmiths or emerging talents, are invited to share their written work. The event aims to create an atmosphere of … [Read More]

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EAC Community Book Club: Pulitzer Prize Nominee Scot Lehigh “Just East of Nowhere” Book Discussion

Pulitzer Prize nominee Scot Lehigh will be the first author featured in Eastport’s new Community Book Club. A book discussion, without the author present, will take place at 4 pm. Eastport and the surrounding area figure large in Lehigh’s first book as he’s revisiting territorywhere he lived from the … [Read More]

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Area Writers to Read at ArtWalk event June 22

On Thursday, June 22nd at 6 pm, local writer Catherine J.S. Lee will host Writers Read, an evening at Eastport’s Phoenix Fine Wines with six Washington County authors reading selections from their published works. Chuck Kniffen, Danielle, Woerner, Fran Drabick, J.D. Rule, Jnana Hodson and Sherry Christie will share … [Read More]

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Writers Read, an EAC & Eastport ArtWalk Event

On Thursday, June 22nd at 6 pm, local writer Catherine J.S. Lee will host Writers Read, an evening at Eastport’s Phoenix Fine Wines with six Washington County authors reading selections from their published works. Chuck Kniffen, Danielle, Woerner, Fran Drabick, J.D. Rule, Jnana Hodson and Sherry Christie will share … [Read More]

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Spaces Still Available! Author to Teach Writers’ Workshop on June 17

Eastport Arts Center will present ‘So You’ve Written a First Draft: Now What?’, a workshop about the revision process with author Catherine J.S. Lee on June 17, 1-4 pm. Lee will guide participants in the process of editing their stories, personal essays and creative nonfiction to make them shine. … [Read More]

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EAC to Host Free Workshop on Epistolary Poetry (Poems That Are Also Letters)

Eastport Arts Center will present a free public poetry workshop on Saturday, April 22, from 1-2:30 pm. Instructor Annaliese Jakimides will lead attendees in a session on epistolary poetry—poems that are also letters, and which engage reader and writer with a ‘ritual of connection.’ Devised by Maine Poet Laureate … [Read More]

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The work of Eastport Arts Center is funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts. The work of Eastport Arts Center is funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts.