Selkies in Camden, Maine!

I’ve just spent three wonderful days in Camden, Maine, reading and talking with kids at the Camden-Rockport Middle School. What a great group of kids! We talked about seals and selkies, and favorite books, and how long you can hold your breath underwater compared to a seal…and the kids wrote original Selkies Myths, which was… Continue Reading

Need a New To-Read List? Coming In From Oxford, Mississippi!

Place: Oxford, Mississippi – Bookstore: Square Books, x THREE! Mr. Faulkner’s House – it was closed, so we just pressed our noses up to the windows. We knew that Oxford, Mississippi would be a book town – home of William Faulkner, Larry Brown, and more recently, Beth Ann Fennelly and Ace Aktins, this town is a mecca for great writing. And… Continue Reading