(Dresden Mills, ME) Lewis Turco, a frequent contributor to PORTLAND: MAINE’S CITY MAGAZINE, will read his memoir titled “Shelf Life” at 7:00 pm on Friday, September 2 during the Portland Congress Square Art Walk at 599 Congress Street.

The memoir about his Mathom Bookshop, founded in 1979 in Dresden Mills, Maine, was published in PORTLAND MAGAZINE in the December 2015 issue, Vol. 30, No. 9, beginning on page 93. The Mathom Bookshop closed in 2006 after twenty-six years selling rare books and first editions. Copies of several of the many books Turco has himself authored will be available for sale at the event, which is sponsored by PORTLAND MAGAZINE.

About Lewis P. Turco

Lewis P. Turco (born May 2, 1934), is an American poet, teacher, and writer of fiction and non-fiction. Turco is an advocate for Formalist poetry (or New Formalism) in the United States. Mr. Turco has received numerous awards and honors for his work. More information can be found here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewis_Turco



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Brenda Bonneville, editor

Brenda Bonneville co-founded Maine Art Scene Magazine in 2007 with her husband Thierry Bonneville. Together they are committed to promote Maine Arts in new and enterprising ways. They have published thousands of press releases and organized multiple statewide juried virtual arts exhibits.

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