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Word literary arts festival

As Maine’s COVID surge continues, organizers for Word have decided that the annual literary arts festival will return to the online format introduced last year, according to a press release. The festival’s free events and paid workshops will be available via Zoom, October 21 through 24, with pre-registration required. For event details and registration links, visit wordfestival.org.

Tim Seabrook and Beatrix Gates

Tim Seabrook and Beatrix Gates

Printmaker Tim Seabrook and poet Beatrix Gates.

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Stuart Kestenbaum

Stuart Kestenbaum

Former Maine poet laureate Stuart Kestenbaum of Deer Isle.

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Maya Williams

Maya Williams

Maya Williams

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Anica Mrose Rissi

Anica Mrose Rissi

Anica Mrose Rissi.

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