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the working life of a dory and its harbor

Written by Paul Molyneaux for Maineboats.com One evening before a storm, all the water seemed to drain out of the harbor. Rocks that were coated in pink coral and the hold-fasts of storm-torn kelp got a chance to breathe air, maybe for the first time. Then the big swell filled the harbor again, well above […]

Posted: June 7 2021
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we are all deplorables

Journalist Chris Hedges weighs in on the "downward spiral of hating those who hate you," which seems especially relevant given the current political climate. Read an excerpt from his article here, and find a link to the full article on NationofChange below. The self-righteousness of the liberal class, which revels in imagined tolerance and enlightenment […]

Posted: December 1 2016
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funding great nonfiction

[vimeo 187600906 w=640 h=480] It's no secret that we're suckers for a beautiful crowd-funding campaign... In this funding crusade, North Carolina author Trace Ramsey, has five more days to fund his upcoming collection of nonfiction All I Want to Do is Live. Ramsey writes, "This collection is a point of divergence, my entry into literary nonfiction […]

Posted: November 25 2016
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small farms quarterly call for submissions

The Small Farms Quarterly is currently seeking articles for their Fall 2014 Issue. The submission deadline is August 8thonline. The target readers are Northeast region farmers and farm families who value the quality of life that smaller farms provide. It is for full-time and part-time farmers, experienced and beginning farmers, and even folks who are just […]

Posted: July 23 2014
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a writing refuge

Writers, apply now! More than ever, writers need time and space to think deeply, recharge their imagination and write without distraction.  The Mesa Refuge provides these in an absolutely sublime setting.    If you’ve been thinking about getting away to write, please consider applying for one of our fall sessions.  The available dates are listed […]

Posted: May 18 2014
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amtrak residency

an idea for the off-season, for our farmer/writers. Amtrak is excited to announce the official launch of the #AmtrakResidency program. #AmtrakResidency was designed to allow creative professionals who are passionate about train travel and writing to work on their craft in an inspiring environment. Round-trip train travel will be provided on an Amtrak long-distance route. Each resident will be given a […]

Posted: March 24 2014