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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Mourning the loss of a member of our poet family – Michael Macklin

Michael’s obituary (link is on our website) touched on the many circles of friends and colleagues that he moved in. Moon Pie Press is proud to have published his first chapbook, DRIFTLAND. He was working on his next poetry book when he left us at only 62. He was a generous, kindly mentor and teacher, friend, poet, terrific reader, traveler, husband, father, carpenter, and dog lover, greatly missed by a tremendous number of people of all kinds.Michael had the Irish gift of speaking and writing eloquently and seeing poetry in the everyday, and he moved through the world with great appreciation and gusto for life.

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Passion and Pride anthology and readings coming soon in June

Passion and Pride events poster – CLICK ON LINK TO SEE DETAILS OF BOTH READINGS ON JUNE 24 and 25

Moon Pie Press is proud to announce that our anthology is out !  24 poets on the theme of equality, in celebration of Gay Pride Month, including Timothy Liu, Mark Doty, Portland Poet Laureate Bruce Spang and Portsmouth, NH Poet Laureate Mike Albert.  Dedicated to Michael Macklin, who also has a poem in the book.

Poetry and music events will take place in Portland, ME and Portsmouth, NH  – see details on our website.