Dec15A Conversation with the Telling Room FoundersSunday, 2:00PM @ Bernard Osher Foundation Auditorium - PMA
The Telling Room’s three founders, Susan Conley, Sara Corbett, and Mike Paterniti, will visit the Portland Museum of Art for a conversation about their recent publications, the founding of The Telling Room, their connections to Maine and a book signing. Their recent books include Conley’s Paris Was the Place, Corbett’s A House in the Sky: A Memoir (co-written with Amanda Lindhout), and Paterniti’s The Telling Room: A Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World’s Greatest Piece of Cheese. This event is free and open to the public. RSVP here.
Dec17High Profile: Writing About Someone ElseTuesday, 6:30PM to 9:00PM @ The Telling Room
In this workshop, Jaed Coffin will discuss his experience profiling other people: three Maine senators, Linda Bean, Justin Timberlake, and a sixth generation potato farmer from Mars Hill, Maine. He'll examine the role of the narrator/author in a profile; the role of secondary characters in a profile; the role of place as an amplifying device; the use of online resources in the creation of subject.
Dec19Young Writers and Leaders Poetry ReadingThursday, 5:00PM to 6:00PM @ Local Sprouts Bakery and Cafe, 649 Congress St., Portland
Drop by to hear the fifteen students from our Young Writers & Leaders program read original poetry, and enjoy a cookie and coffee while you listen.
Jan17SlantFriday, 7:30PM @ Space Gallery, Portland
The Telling Room's Slant series returns to Space Gallery with another installment of ten minute stories told from the heart–no notes, no props. "The Soundtrack of Our Lives" will feature five stories about the music that's made us who we are. Tellers include Lauren Wayne, Joe Conway, Mary Phillips Sandy, and Richard Gammon. This event is free and open to the public. Doors at 7:00 - arrive early to find a seat.