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Aug 22, 2018

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Belgrade Public Library

Belgrade Public Library, 124 Depot Road, Belgrade, ME




(207) 495-3508

“After Failure” by Maine Author Monica Wood

MONICA WOOD is a novelist, memoirist, and playwright who has won various awards including the Maine Literary Award for When we Were the Kennedys and the Kate Chopin Award for My Only Story. Her most recent novel, The One-in-a-Million Boy, earned international interest, with 22 foreign editions in over 30 countries while her novel Any Bitter Thing was an ABA bestseller and Book Sense Top Ten pick. Her nonfiction has appeared in Oprah, New York Times, Martha Stewart Living, Parade, and many other publications. Her first play, Papermaker, enjoyed an extended debut run at Portland Stage in Portland, Maine, becoming its bestselling play ever. Her second play, The Half-Light, will debut at Portland Stage in 2019. Join Monica Wood as she talks about the rocky road to publication as an author. She’ll discuss her successes and her challenges along the way throughout her writing career. Books will be available for sale and light refreshments will be served. All programs are FREE and open to the public. For more information, call (207) 495-3508.