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Spotlight Lecture Series

 

Portland Public Library presents the Spotlight Lecture Series held in conjunction with Longfellow Books, Print: A Bookstore, and Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance.  The Spotlight Lecture Series celebrates new works by notable authors from around the country.  This series is generously sponsored by the Press Hotel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events:
Jun25
Virtual Spotlight Lecture: Emma Straub discusses her book "All Adults Here" with Dave Patterson
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Join Zoom Meeting https://networkmaine.zoom.us/j/83355622813 Audience: Adults Join us for a conversation between Emma Straub, author of the novel "All Adults Here" and fellow writer Dave Patterson. The discussion will be held Thursday, June 25th at 7pm. Join Zoom Meeting https://networkmaine.zoom.us/j/83355622813.
Jul16
Virtual Spotlight Lecture: Jennifer Finney Boylan discusses her book "Good Boy" with Richard Russo
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Join Zoom Meeting https://networkmaine.zoom.us/j/88331284339 Audience: Adults Join us for a conversation between Jennifer Finney Boylan, author of the memoir "Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs" and fellow writer Richard Russo. Thursday, July 16th at 7pm, join Zoom meeting https://networkmaine.zoom.us/j/88331284339
Sep10
Spotlight Lecture: Richard Ford discusses his book "Sorry for Your Trouble" with Bill Roorbach
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Audience: Adults Join us for a conversation between Richard Ford, author of the story collection "Sorry for Your Trouble" and fellow writer Bill Roorbach. The discussion will be held Thursday, September 10th at 7pm.