Reading & Signing at Newport Cultural Center
Sep
9
11:00 AM11:00

Reading & Signing at Newport Cultural Center

Spend your Saturday afternoon with Paul at the Newport Cultural Center Public Library & Historical Society Museum. He will read from KNIFE CREEK, the eighth and most recent book in the Mike Bowditch crime novel series, followed by Q & A and book-signing. All his books will be available for purchase at the event. 

This event is free and open to all. 

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Tory Hill Author Series
Aug
19
7:00 PM19:00

Tory Hill Author Series

Paul and his wife, the poet Kristen Lindquist, whose most recent book is Tourists in the Known World, will do a rare reading together as part of the Tory Hill Author Series in Warner, New Hampshire. 

The Tory Hill Authors Series, sponsored by the Warner Historical Society, is an annual summer event showcasing locally and nationally known authors reading and talking about their books and personal experiences.  Each event in the series is followed by a dessert reception with live music, a book signing and an opportunity to meet with the author.  

Tickets cost $10 and are available at Main Street Bookends, 16 E. Main Street, Warner NH  03278. 603-456-2700  info@mainstreetbookends.com

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Reading & Signing at Brooksville Free Public Library
Aug
16
6:00 PM18:00

Reading & Signing at Brooksville Free Public Library

Paul will read from his latest Mike Bowditch crime novel, KNIFE CREEK at the Brooksville Free Public Library. This will be an evening event, time as yet to be determined. Books will be available for purchase.

Free and open to the public. Please visit the library's website for more details closer to the event date. 

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Monhegan Library's Distinguished Writer Series
Aug
4
to Aug 5

Monhegan Library's Distinguished Writer Series

  • Monhegan Memorial Library (map)
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Paul has been invited to participate as a "distinguished writer" in Monhegan Memorial Library's second annual Distinguished Writer Series (last year's featured writer was poet Richard Blanco).

Fri., August 4, 7:00 PM - Murder Mystery Game in the library

Sat., August 5, 7:30 PM - Paul will give an author talk 

Monhegan is one of Maine's few permanently inhabited islands, about ten miles offshore, accessed (in summer months) via pedestrian ferry (no cars allowed) from Port Clyde, New Harbor, and Boothbay Harbor. Paul spends time every year in this vibrant, beautiful place, exploring its many miles of hiking trails, conserved woods, and shoreline, and enjoying its fine dining, art offerings, and scenic gifts. 

For more information about this weekend's events, please visit the library's website closer to the dates. For more information on how to get to the island and what to do once you get there, click here. (If you plan on spending the night, you'll want to make your room reservations now!)

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Reading & Signing
Jul
29
2:00 PM14:00

Reading & Signing

Paul will read from KNIFE CREEK and sign books as part of the Topsham Public Library's Staycation program, which also features storyteller Carol Birch and poet Gary Rainford. 

The day will also feature special activities for children and teens. And free ice cream will be offered at lunch! FMI: (207) 725-1727.

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Literary Lunch: Paul talks about his books with Monica Wood
Jul
26
12:00 PM12:00

Literary Lunch: Paul talks about his books with Monica Wood

As part of the Portland Public Library's Literary Lunch series, Paul will have a conversation about his latest Mike Bowditch crime novel KNIFE CREEK, among other things, with fellow Maine writer and longtime friend Monica Wood. Join us for what promises to be an insightful and entertaining conversation with time after for a Q & A with the audience. 

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Books in Boothbay
Jul
8
9:00 AM09:00

Books in Boothbay

I will once again attend this annual book event, at which you can meet more than 35 of Maine’s best writers, adult and children’s authors. Purchase new titles for your collection, enjoy readings and talks by your favorite Maine authors, and much more. Watch the event’s official blog for details about all the authors attending this year’s event.

Admission to the book fair and readings are free. If you’d like to visit the Museum and enjoy a steam train ride you are invited to purchase admission tickets at the Museum Entrance. Museum members always receive free admission and unlimited train rides!

Co-sponsored by the Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library.  

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Reading & Signing in Bar Harbor
Jun
22
7:00 PM19:00

Reading & Signing in Bar Harbor

Paul will read from and sign copies of KNIFE CREEK, the eighth and newest installment in his Maine game warden crime novel series featuring Mike Bowditch, at the historic and picturesque Jesup Memorial Library in downtown Bar Harbor. Books will be available for purchase. 

Time is approximate. Please check back closer to the event to confirm.

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Reading & Signing at Camden Public Library
Jun
20
7:00 PM19:00

Reading & Signing at Camden Public Library

Paul will read from and sign copies of KNIFE CREEK, the eighth and newest installment in his Maine game warden crime novel series featuring Mike Bowditch. The event will take place in the Picker Room of Paul's hometown library, Camden Public Library, and is open to the public and free of charge.

Sherman's Bookstore will be on hand to sell books. 

 

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Portland Book Launch at Longfellow Books
Jun
14
7:00 PM19:00

Portland Book Launch at Longfellow Books

Paul returns to his former home-town of Portland to celebrate the release of KNIFE CREEK, the eighth book in the Mike Bowditch crime novel series. Paul will read from the hot-off-the-press book and copies will be available for purchase and signing.

If you're in southern Maine and anxiously awaiting the release of the next book, this is the event for you!

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Book Release Party at Left Bank Books!
Jun
13
7:00 PM19:00

Book Release Party at Left Bank Books!

Join Paul and the team at Left Bank Books in celebrating the release of KNIFE CREEK, the eighth book in the Mike Bowditch crime novel series! Paul will read from the hot-off-the-press book and copies will be available for purchase and signing.

If you're anxiously awaiting the release of the next book, this is the event for you!

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Book-signing at Maine Wildlife Park
Jun
3
10:00 AM10:00

Book-signing at Maine Wildlife Park

Paul will be signing books, along with other warden service-connected authors, as part of Maine Game Warden Service Day at the state-owned Wildlife Park in Gray, Maine. 

The Park serves as a permanent home for wildlife that cannot survive in the wild--as a result of injury, begin orphaned, or becoming dependent on humans by being raised (often illegally) in captivity. Resident animals include black beer, deer, moose, eagles, and more. 

Books by all participating authors will be available for purchase. There is an admission fee to enter the park.

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Maine Crime Writers Staged Reading with Portland Stage Company
Jan
30
6:30 PM18:30

Maine Crime Writers Staged Reading with Portland Stage Company

Here's something fun and different:

Join Portland Stage Company Affiliate Artists and other local actors as they read selections from the work of Maine Crime Writers Gerry Boyle, Brenda Buchanan, Paul Doiron, Chris Holm, and Julia Spencer-Fleming. The authors will answer questions after the presentation. 

This is a pay-what-you-can event. For more information, please contact Portland Stage Company. 

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Mystery Meets Poetry: A Reading with Poet Kristen Lindquist
Oct
30
2:00 PM14:00

Mystery Meets Poetry: A Reading with Poet Kristen Lindquist

  • Stockton Springs Community Library (map)
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Here's a literary event that you don't see very often! Join Paul and published poet Kristen Lindquist, his wife, at the Stockton Springs Community Library for a unique, mixed genre Sunday afternoon program:  Kristen will read original poems that resonate with Paul's writing; Paul will read from WIDOWMAKER, the most recent book in his Mike Bowditch crime series. A small number of books by both writers will be available for purchase. For more information on Kristen, please visit KristenLindquist.com

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Bouchercon World Mystery Convention
Sep
16
2:00 PM14:00

Bouchercon World Mystery Convention

I'll be attending Bouchercon in New Orleans and appearing on the panel "HERE, THERE, AND EVERYWHERE: Setting as Character" (in the Mardi Gras ABC room) with fellow authors Michael Stanley, Elisabeth Elo, Keith McCafferty, Sandra Brannan, and Kirk Russell. If you're at the conference and can't make my event (our panel is up against a conversation with R.L. Stine, grumble, grumble), please stop me in the hall and introduce yourself! I'll be the Maine-looking person with no idea how to dress for southern Louisiana weather.

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Writerly Friendships: Monica Wood, Paul Doiron & Lewis Robinson
Sep
10
6:00 PM18:00

Writerly Friendships: Monica Wood, Paul Doiron & Lewis Robinson

Join Falmouth Memorial Library for an author discussion about Maine's supportive and prolific writing community with Monica Wood, Paul Doiron, and Lewis Robinson. General admission: $35.00.

A private reception will be held following the event at the Lunt Auditorium at Ocean View at Falmouth, 74 Lunt Road, from 8-9:30 pm. Tickets: $70.00.

Tickets may be purchased for the discussion and/or reception here.

All proceeds from this event benefit Falmouth Memorial Library's The Next Chapter campaign to raise funds for a new library. Books by the authors will be available for sale and signing courtesy of Letterpress Books of Portland; 20% of book sales will also benefit the Library.

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Reading and Signing at the Belgrade Public Library
Aug
17
6:00 PM18:00

Reading and Signing at the Belgrade Public Library

Paul will read from and sign copies of the latest Mike Bowditch crime novel, WIDOWMAKER, set in Maine's western mountains. Copies of the book will be available for purchase, as well. 

This event is an appropriate follow-up to the library's monthly book discussion, which on August 9 will focus on Paul's first novel, THE POACHER'S SON. Call the library at 495-3508 for more information on this program, open to all interested in discussing the book.

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Beyond the Sea Book Festival
Jul
30
10:30 AM10:30

Beyond the Sea Book Festival

This book festival set right on Linconville Beach hosts 36 Maine authors signing their books, which include fiction, non-fiction, mystery, children's literature, history, and art titles. Authors to appear include Paul Doiron, Jane McCloskey, Van Reid, and Kate Flora to name a few.

See the festival website for more details, including an author schedule. Although Paul will be signing from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, the festival itself runs until 4:00 PM with many other signings. 

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Books in Boothbay
Jul
9
9:00 AM09:00

Books in Boothbay

The 12th annual Books in Boothbay: Maine's Summer Book Fair will be held at Boothbay Railway Village in scenic Boothbay, Maine. Dozens of authors from around the state, including Paul, will attend to sign their books, discuss their writing, and meet their fans. 

Admission is free. Books will be sold by Sherman's Bookstore. 

Co-sponsored by the Boothbay Region Memorial Library. For more event information, please visit the event's Facebook page.

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