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Islandport Magazine to debut November 20


Award-winning book publisher looks to expand its reach with new format

Publisher partners with writing workshop to offer filmmaking course


 Islandport Press has partnered with Unwritten Roads, a writing workshop, to offer a course for teens on filmmaking. Students will write, direct, and star in an original book trailer, based on a forthcoming Islandport Press young adult title.

Anna E. Jordan joins Islandport Press


Veteran industry insider to help guide expansion of book publisher

Islandport Press wins Three Children’s Book Awards


The Yarmouth publisher’s titles win a gold and two silver Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards.

Peaks Island artist signs book contract with Islandport Press


Beth Rand’s “ABC Gulls” will be released in March 2017

Bernard author debuts new picture book


Southwest Harbor book launch for “Halfway Wild” scheduled for October 4

Islandport Press and Vena’s Fizz House Revive Historic Beverage Switchel With an Interactive Author Event for Young Readers


PORTLAND, MAINE (July 20, 2016): Switch it up on Tuesday, August 9, and take the kids out for a drink. Tweens and teens (and their parents) are invited to Vena’s Fizz House in Portland’s Old Port to help revive the refreshing ginger and vinegar-based switchel, a drink featured in the middle-grade novel, Azalea, Unschooled (Islandport Press 2015), by Liza Kleinman.

Kleinman, a Portland-based author, will read the s


Bucksport writer signs book contract with Islandport Press


Gillian French’s “The Door to January” scheduled for May 2017 release

Art Exhibit Celebrates New Library Opening in Cape Elizabeth


“The Art of the Story: A Celebration of Maine Illustrators” will be on exhibit from February 4 through 29, 2016.

Maine artist Blue Butterfield breathes new life into holiday classic


Portland, Maine (Oct. 19, 2015) — A farmhouse “banked with emerald jewels clustered on bayberry boughs, and a house stuffed with aunts, uncles, and cousins, and mince pies by the legion.” These are the very words that first captivated readers in 1941, when Pulitzer Prize winning poet Robert P. Tristram Coffin penned a description of the quintessential New England holiday in “Christmas in Maine”. A new edition of C

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