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  • POSTPONED Examining “The Lowly Salt Cod” with Linda Buckmaster

    Linda Buckminster


    Linda Buckmaster, former Poet Laureate of Belfast, will offer a reading of her new hybrid work, Elemental: A Miscellany of Salt Cod and Islands. Elemental is the first installment in a multimedia project exploring islands in Maine, Newfoundland, and northwest Scotland; here, Linda uses essays, poetry, and fiction to examine the impact of salt cod in communities across the North Atlantic and the Caribbean throughout history.
    Linda Buckmaster has lived within a block of the Atlantic most of her life, growing up in Florida and living in Midcoast Maine for fifty years. She has an MFA from the University of Southern Maine. Her poetry, essay, and fiction have appeared in over forty journals. She has held residencies at Vermont Studios Center, Atlantic Center for the Arts, and Obras Foundation among others. Two of her pieces have been listed as Notable Essays in Best American Essays 2013 and 2020. Her hybrid memoir, Space Heart. A Memoir in Stages, was published by Burrow Press in 2018. Her latest hybrid, Elemental: A Miscellany of Salt Cod and Islands (Huntress Press, 2022), is the first installment of a multimedia North Atlantic Rim Project.
    This event will take place in the Community Room and will be livestreamed via Zoom. For more information or for Zoom links, please email


    Sep 14 2023


    6:00 pm


    Rockland Public Library - Community Room
    80 Union St, Rockland, ME 04841, USA

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