Saturday, July 2, 2011

One week to go, award-nominees and warm-up events

It's only seven more days until the best book fair in all of Maine returns to Boothbay Harbor!

This year's Books in Boothbay features six authors have have been nominated for Maine Literary awards for 2011 (books published in 2010): Elisabeth Tova Bailey, Paul Doiron, Sandra Dutton, Lily King, Cynthia Lord and Susan Shetterly.

Also, one of our authors, Melissa Coleman, will be reading from her latest book, This Life in Your Hands, at Skidompha Library in Damariscotta on July 8th at 5pm.

Paul Doiron

Paul Doiron is an award-winning journalist and the author of THE POACHER'S SON which has been nominated for the Edgar, Anthony, Barry, Thriller, Macavity, and Strand Critics Awards for "Best First Novel." His second book in the Mike Bowditch series, TRESPASSER has been called a "masterpiece of
high-octane narrative" by "Booklist." He is the editor in chief of "Down East: The Magazine of Maine," Down East Books, and DownEast.com. A native of Maine, he attended Yale University, where he graduated with a degree in English, and he holds an MFA in creative writing from Emerson College. Paul is a Registered Maine Guide and lives on a trout stream in coastal Maine with his wife, Kristen Lindquist.