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Union paperback launch event – Portland, Maine

Longellow Books One Monument Way, Portland, ME, United States

Longfellow Books in Portland, Maine is hosting an in-person book launch event for the paperback edition of my most recent book, Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story of United States Nationhood. It's an "in conversation" format between me and veteran WCSH news anchor Pat Callaghan. Kicks off at 7pm. Free and open to the... Read more »

Union talk — Blue Hill, Maine

Bagadeuce Music Lending Library 49 South Street, Blue Hill, ME, United States

Paperback launch of Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story of United States Nationhood, which tells the story of the struggle to create a national myth for the United States, one that could hold its rival regional cultures together and forge an American nation. Sponsored by Blue Hill Books and held at the Bagadeuce Music... Read more »

Union talk – Scarborough, Maine

Scarborough Public Library 48 Gorham Road, Scarborough, ME, United States

I’ll be speaking about my most recent book, Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story of United States Nationhood, at the Scarborough Public Library. Books available for purchase and signing. Free and open to the public.

Signing at Leopold’s Books Bar Caffe, Madison, Wisconsin, Mar. 15

Leopold's Book Bar Caffe 1301 Regent Street, Madison, WI, United States

I'll be doing an informal Q&A and signing books at Madison, Wisconsin's very own Leopold Books Bar Caffe on March 15 from 6 to 7pm. Come by and chat about native son Frederick Jackson Turner's role in the struggle to create a national story for the fractured, fractious United States -- an epic undertaking brought... Read more »

POSTPONED: Maine history talk – South Portland, Maine – May 26

South Portland Public Library 482 Broadway, South Portland, ME, United States

UPDATE: Due to a surge in Covid-19 cases in Cumberland County, Maine, this event has been postponed. Further details to come.  UPDATE: This event has been rescheduled for Sept. 28, 2022 at 6:30 pm. I'll be speaking about the past, present and future of coastal Maine in South Portland on Thursday, May 26th. This a... Read more »

Speaking on the Lobster Coast, Deer Isle, Maine, June 27

Chase Emerson Memorial Library Deer Isle, ME, United States

I'll be speaking about the past, present and future of Coastal Maine -- a topic I took up in both The Lobster Coast and the "Colony" series for the Portland Press Herald -- at the Chase Emerson Memorial Library in lovely Deer Isle, Maine at 5pm on June 27th.  It's free and open to the... Read more »

Speaking on Lobster Coast, Boothbay Harbor, Maine; Aug. 16 (Private)

Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club Boothbay Harbor, ME, United States

On August 16th I'll be giving a talk on the past, present and future of coastal Maine, topic of my book, The Lobster Coast: Rebels, Rusticators and the Struggle for a Forgotten Frontier, at the Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. It's a member's only event, so you'll need to join or pull... Read more »

Speaking on Lobster Coast and the backstory of coastal Maine; Winter Harbor, Maine, Aug. 22 (private)

Schoodic Institute Moore Auditorium; 9 Atterbury Circle, Winter Harbor, ME, United States

I'll be speaking about the past, present and future of Coastal Maine -- a topic I took up in both The Lobster Coast and the "Colony" series for the Portland Press Herald -- at the annual meeting of the Frenchman Bay Conservancy in Winter Harbor August 22nd. It's an annual event for the organization, but... Read more »

Speaking on Maine’s historical odyssey, South Portland, Maine, Sept. 28

South Portland Public Library 482 Broadway, South Portland, ME, United States

I'll be speaking about the past, present and future of coastal Maine in South Portland on Wednesday, September 28th. This a twice-rescheduled talk originally intended to have been delivered during Maine's Bicentennial summer of 2020 which, of course, became instead Maine's pandemic summer of 2020, and again postponed this spring because of a Covid resurgence.... Read more »

Speaking on American Nations, Chicago, Illinois, Oct. 25 (Private)

National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of Illinois Chicago, IL, United States

I'll be speaking about U.S. regionalism and American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures in North America at the National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of Illinois' annual meeting in Chicago on October 25. It's a members-only event, but if you're in Chicago and wanting to connect, give me a... Read more »