Linda Buckmaster has lived within a block of the Atlantic most of her life, growing up in “Space Coast” Florida during the Fifties and Sixties and being part of the back-to-the-land movement in Midcoast Maine in the Seventies.
We might call this a peach of a spot. This is at Herring Cove Provincial Park on Campobello Island across the International Bridge from Lubec, Maine. I was having a little breakfast writing time before I went to the workshop at the annual Iota Conference http://iotaconference.com/. The view is looking out over Grand Manan Sound with that island in the background fog.
Sunday, 11/4, 3 to 6 p.m. Waterfall Arts Gallery; 256 High St.
Food, Drink, Live “Space Music” with keyboardist Tom Luther
Cocoa, Florida: Talk and Reading. Thursday, 11/8, 7 to 9 p.m. Brevard Museum; 2201 Michigan Ave. With Florida Journalist Jim Ross, Editor of In Season. Stories of Discovery, Loss, Home, and Places In Between https://myfloridahistory.org/brevardmuseum
Winter Park: Florida Book Launch! Saturday, 11/10, 7 to 9 p.m. With Susan Lilley, Orlando Poet Laureate and Author of Satellite Beach; Lowndes Shakespeare Center. https://burrowpress.com/fl/
New Smyrna Beach: Talk and Reading. Thursday, 11/15, 4 to 6 p.m. Harris House of Atlantic Center for the Arts; 214 Riverside Dr. “How I Came to Write About Space Coast Florida” http://atlanticcenterforthearts.org
Miami Book Fair: Booksigning– Friday, 11/16 to Sunday, 11/18; Reading time & date TBA. Miami Dade College
It’s 1962, one year after Alan B. Shepherd became the first American in outer space. This year, John Glenn orbits the earth three times; the first communications satellite, Telstar, is launched; and sea turtles once again come ashore as they have for millennia to lay their eggs on wild Florida beaches just miles from Cape Canaveral. [Read More…] about Space Heart