Author Susan Conley will speak at the Popham Beach Library

Susan Conley, award-winning author of five books, including her latest bestseller “Landslide,” which was named “Editor’s Choice” by the New York Times Book Review, will talk about her work at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 28, as part of from the Popham Beach Library Summer Series.

Conley has received several scholarships from the MacDowell Colony, as well as literary grants from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Maine Arts Commission, and the Massachusetts Arts Council. She has won the Maine Book Award and the Maine Award for Publishing Excellence and was a featured speaker at TEDx, where her talk on the “power of story” was widely viewed. She teaches on the faculty of the Stonecoast Writers Program in Portland, where she is co-founder of Telling Room, a center for creative writing for young people.

The Popham Beach Library welcomes residents and visitors to attend the program. All are also welcome to stop by during regular hours, Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., through August to borrow new books and DVDs and grab a cup of coffee. Please plan to attend this program and other Summer Series programs, a series of lectures, events and a concert offered throughout July and August. Free parking is available behind the building.

For more information, stop by the library at 965 Popham Road, Phippsburg, or contact Barbara Ketonic at [email protected]

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