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Wed, Jul 17


The Bass Harbor Memorial Library

Ruth Moore Days 2024

Celebrate Ruth Moore's life and influence with speeches, poetry readings, and, of course, cake! Events on July 17, 19 & 20.

Ruth Moore Days 2024
Ruth Moore Days 2024

Time & Location

Jul 17, 2024, 5:30 PM – Jul 20, 2024, 9:30 PM

The Bass Harbor Memorial Library, 89 Bernard Rd, Bernard, ME 04612, USA

About the book

July 17 - 2nd Annual Ruth Moore Poetry Slam

Open call to all interested writers to read poetry or passage by Ruth Moore, or write and share your own poems and stories. Readings start at 5:30 p.m. and run until done. For more information, or to sign up to present your work, contact bob.delsandro@bassharborlibrary 

July 19 - Talk from Editor-in-Chief Dean Lunt

Dean Lunt, editor-in-chief and founder of Islandport Press, will speak on our company's commitment to reissuing select Ruth Moore works and the unique challenges of marketing and selling mid-century novels to the modern reader. His talk, 'Words for Generations: Keeping the Literary Legacy of Ruth Moore Alive,' will go from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

July 20 - Readings of Ruth

Dennis Damon and friends present 'Readings of Ruth,' with musical accompaniment by Megan Howell. Welcomed participants can share their favorite writings and stories of our favorite Maine writer. The event will go from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. There will be a spectacular Ruth Moore-themed cake in the evening.

For more information on Ruth Moore Days, click here.

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