Authors will read, discuss self-publishing


BRUNSWICK — Maine Authors Publishing of Rockland will present a February Blues Book Bash on Saturday, Feb. 25, at Curtis Memorial Library.

Independent authors will read, sign and sell their works, and offer information about writing and self-publishing.

Fiction, memoir, poetry, children’s stories and good old Maine tales will be represented, along with a book of messages written on vintage postcards.

Participating will be Paula Benoit, “Baxter in the Blaine House;” Benjamin Brill, “Words Across a Wire;” Carol Glover, “Loving Hannah: Childhood Cancer Treatment from the Other Side of the Bed;” Patricia Goodspeed, “Pieces of the Dream;” Deborah Gould, “Father is Here…He’s as Fat as a Pig;” George Grimes, “Under the Keel: Memoirs of a Seagoing Life;” Elizabeth Harmon, “Chimney Pond Tales;” Katherine Mayfield, “The Box of Daughter;” Jack O’Mara, “Whitewater Opera: Death Comes to the Allagash;” Steven Powell, “Patch Scratching;” Travis Smith, “The Garbage Men;” and Howard Waxman, “Venceremos.” 

The book bash will be from 12:30 to 4 p.m. in the Morrell meeting room at the library, 23 Pleasant St.

The public is invited to come listen, chat with the authors and enjoy coffee and baked goods. Authors will donate copies of their books and contribute 10 percent of book sales to the library’s annual book fund.