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City Guide

by Ron Currie Jr.

On his writers tour of Portland, Maine, award-winning author Ron Currie Jr. sets out to "dispel the persistent notion that Maine is intellectually DOA" by showcasing the city's thriving literary scene.

Literary Places

Located in the heart of Portland, Longfellow Books sells both new and used books and hosts author readings and a book club. It also offers free parking, free gift wrapping, free advice, free dog...


Conferences and Residencies

Portland, Maine


From the Magazine

by Joshua Bodwell

March/April 2015

The increasing success and growth of a nonprofit writing center in Portland, Maine,­ reflects the incredible importance of storytelling in the lives of youths.


by Melissa Faliveno

November/December 2014

Recent restructuring at Alice James Books has allowed the forty-year-old press to strengthen its commitment to supporting the work of women poets.


by Staff

On March 15, the United States Postal Service will celebrate the two hundredth birthday of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by issuing a thirty-nine cent Longfellow stamp.


From the Directory of Writers

Fiction Writer
Portland, ME
Portland, ME
Portland, ME


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