Island Life in Maine

Jul 20, 2018


Life on a Maine island presents challenges, like transportation and services, as well as the benefits of a tight community and rich culture. We’ll learn about what sets island living apart, and hear about a new play that portrays a Maine island community.


  • Susan Minot, novelist, short story writer, poet, playwright, screenwriter and painter who lives part of the year in North Haven and has written and produced a play about life on an island that will debut in North Haven.
  • Karen Burns, chief talent officer, Island Institute, and resident of Vinalhaven Island
  • Eva Murray, writer, teacher, baker, EMS, resident of Matinicus Island