Fukurou’s book writing/art contest exhibit Sept 14 in Rockland

The front cover of Coastal Maine in Words and Art – Photo titled Vanishing Point by Yohaku Yorozuya. And the back cover – Moonstruck by Ramona du Houx – the other the artist in the book/exhibit. From Maine Insights News: Winners of Maine’s Solon Center for Research and Publishing’s first book writing/art contest announced — Exhibit opening September 14thContinue reading “Fukurou’s book writing/art contest exhibit Sept 14 in Rockland”

Book writing/art contest exhibit opening September 14th at Fukurou Gallery in Rockland

From Maine Insights News: Winners of Maine’s Solon Center for Research and Publishing’s first book writing/art contest announced — Exhibit opening September 14th at Fukurou Gallery in Rockland See the article HERE. The front cover of Coastal Maine in Words and Art – Photo titled Vanishing Point by Yohaku Yorozuya. And the back cover – Moonstruck by Ramona duContinue reading “Book writing/art contest exhibit opening September 14th at Fukurou Gallery in Rockland”

Neil Rolde’s comprehensive history of the War Refugee Board

By Ramona du Houx Of the nine million Jews who had resided in Europe before the Holocaust, approximately two-thirds were killed. Many of the same elements that led to the Holocaust survive today. Maine author, Neil Rolde, has dedicated himself to broadening our awareness of this era. His histories highlight the degree to which theContinue reading “Neil Rolde’s comprehensive history of the War Refugee Board”

Breakthrough book about J.K.Rowling’s work, and the ties her series has with religion and its influence with the 9/11 generation

Marilyn R. Pukkila will read from and sign her book The Skill of a Seeker: Rowling, Religion, and Gen 9/11 on January 10th at the Waterville Public Library, from 2 to 4 pm. Marilyn’s book is considered a breakthrough in research about Rowling’s work, and the ties her series has with spirituality, religion and its influence with the 9/11Continue reading “Breakthrough book about J.K.Rowling’s work, and the ties her series has with religion and its influence with the 9/11 generation”

Conversations with Quetzalcoatl- short stories by Esther Pasztory with intriguing historical insights

Conversations with Quetzalcoatl From an article in Maine Insights. In this intriguing collection, Esther Pasztory, explores the interweaving of the intellect and the imagination with the daily life inside a traditional marriage and the gifts each has to give to the other. The readers’ many transitions between the two worlds, reflective of Ms. Pasztory’s ownContinue reading “Conversations with Quetzalcoatl- short stories by Esther Pasztory with intriguing historical insights”

Maine’s Neil Rolde launches his new book, “Real Political Tales: Short Stories by a Veteran Politician”

Author/Statesman Neil Rolde has written a new book, Real Political Tales: Short Stories by a Veteran Politician. “If you’ve ever served in a state legislature, lobbied one, or just read about their activities in the newspaper and wondered what goes on behind the scenes, you’ll love this book! From page one I couldn’t put itContinue reading “Maine’s Neil Rolde launches his new book, “Real Political Tales: Short Stories by a Veteran Politician””

“The digital revolution, Amazon, electronic books, the disappearance of so many indie bookstores, has been a disruption,” said Novelist Richard Russo, who won the Pulitzer Prize for “Empire Falls,” a story set in a fictional Maine mill town. “It’s especially difficult for younger writers to break in.” On March 20th Russo launched a new conceptContinue reading