Events

 

To schedule an author talk, book signing, or presentation about the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, please contact Laurie at lmtchandler@yahoo.com.

UPCOMING EVENTS


Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017 – Book signing and author visit

When and where: 1-3 p.m. at Sherman’s Maine Coast Book Shop & Café, 158 Main St., Damariscotta, ME

Drop into this “open house” event to learn more about the Northern Forest Canoe Trail and purchase a signed copy of Upwards for that special person on your gift-giving list.


Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017 – Book signing and “Visit with the Authors” at the Vintage Bazaar New England, Holiday Edition

When and where: 12-2 p.m. at Thompson’s Point, 8 Thompson’s Point, Portland, ME

Lyn Smith, author of A Porcupine’s Promenade and l will be signing books for two hours on Sunday, but the booth will be open all weekend.

85 talented vendors, spread inside a historic 25,000 sq. ft. brick industrial building, will offer thoughtfully decorated booths with exceptional vintage treasures, holiday treats, upcycled salvage styles and unique handmade gifts. Somewhere in there will be the Maine Authors Publishing booth (open Dec. 16 from 10-6 and Dec. 17 from 10-4).


Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017 – Book signing and author visit

When and where: 9-2 p.m. at the United Farmer’s Market, 15 Spring St., Belfast, ME

Visit our booth to learn more about the NFCT and purchase a signed copy of Upwards.


Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 – “Upwards: The Story of the First Woman to Solo Thru-Paddle the Northern Forest Canoe Trail” author talk, slideshow, and Upwards book signing (snow date, Fri., Feb. 9)

When and where: 5-7 p.m. at Sheepscot General Store , 98 Townhouse Rd., Whitefield, ME

It’s Pizza Night! Laurie will present a slideshow about the Northern Forest Canoe Trail and her new memoir Upwards from 5 to 6 p.m., then visit and sign books from 6 to 7 p.m., while also eating pizza! Books will be available for advance purchase at the store.


Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 – The Maine Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club presents “Tales of Adventure on a Winter Evening,” followed by an Upwards book signing (snow date, Thur., Feb. 15)

When and where: 6-8 p.m. at the Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St., Bangor, ME

Warm up on a cold winter’s night with six 15-minute slideshows highlighting stories on land and water, including the AT, Spain’s Camino Santiago, Icelandic forestry, and journeys by bike and canoe. Afterward, I will also be signing copies of Upwards.


Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 – Upwards: The Story of the First Woman to Solo Thru-Paddle the Northern Forest Canoe Trail” Author Talk and Slideshow (snow date, Sat., Feb. 10)

When and where: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Lithgow Public Library, 45 Winthrop St., Augusta, ME


PAST EVENTS


Sat., Oct. 21, 2017 – Presentation about the Northern Forest Canoe Trail and Upwards book signing during the U.S. Power Squadrons 3-District Conference   North Conway Grand Hotel, North Conway, NH

Sun., Oct. 29, 2017 – Book Launch Party – Skidompha Library, Damariscotta, ME

During November 2017 – Book display and sales – Bath Savings, Damariscotta

Sat., Nov. 11, 2017 – Book signing and “Visit with the Authors” at the Maine Harvest Festival –  Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main St., Bangor, ME

Thur., Nov. 16, 2017 – “Upwards: The Story of the First Woman to Solo Thru-Paddle the Northern Forest Canoe Trail” Author Talk and Slideshow – Auburn Public Library

Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 – Book signing and author visit – Sherman’s Maine Coast Book Shop & Café, Damariscotta, ME

Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017 – Book signing and chance to visit with two authorsMaine Sport Outfitters, 115 Commercial St. (Route 1), Rockport, ME

Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 – Book signing and author visit – Holiday Craft Fair at the Broad Bay Church, 941 Main St., Waldoboro, ME