Monica Wood

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Dan Abbott and his wife, author Monica Wood, speak publicly about Dan’s suicide attempt and recovery in hopes of helping others who undergo a major depressive episode. They will be joined by Portland Press Herald writer Bob Keyes, whose story about Dan and Monica received a tremendous response.

Read ME

Aug 24, 2017
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Maine Calling airs live from the Portland Public Library

Sixty Maine libraries have signed up to participate in a new program called "ReadME" that highlights Maine authors. Best-selling author Monica Wood selected Unknown Caller by Debra Spark, and The Moth: 50 True Stories, as this year’s two ReadME books. Maine Calling will host a conversation from the Portland Public Library with Monica Wood and Debra Spark about the program and the books.

Summer Reads

Aug 4, 2017
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This is a rebroadcast of our earlier show (June 23). No calls will be taken.

Summertime and the reading is easy – easy if you know which books are must-reads and must-avoids. Our panel shares some of their favorite books and which books they’re looking forward to reading.

Summer Reads

Jun 23, 2017
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Summertime and the reading is easy – easy if you know which books are must-reads and must-avoids. Our panel shares some of their favorite books and which books they’re looking forward to reading.

Guests:  Monica Wood, author of When We Were the Kennedys: A Memoir from Mexico, Maine and of the novel Any Bitter Thing, a national bestseller and Book Sense Top Ten pick. Her other fiction includes Ernie's Ark and My Only Story. Her most recent book is The One in a Million Boy

The Art and Craft of Storytelling

Dec 21, 2016
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Dr. Johnson and Monica Wood discuss the life of a writer and share insights into storytelling.

Guests:

Dr. Charles Johnson, author of the National Book Award-winning novel Middle Passage, discusses his new book that's part memoir, part guide for aspiring storytellers.

Aaron Flacke

PORTLAND, Maine - Writer Monica Wood is known mostly for fiction, and for her best-selling memoir about growing up in a small Maine mill town. Now Wood is about to make her debut as a playwright and is once again drawing deeply on the experiences of her youth.