Littoral Books is pleased to sponsor Littorally ALIVE!

Each online program highlights writers from the canon of Littoral Books.


We are taking off JUNE, JULY, and AUGUST 2024


We have an exciting lineup for FALL 2024 including: conversations with authors, book launches, poetry readings

plus all the other great moments that have made Littorally ALIVE! dynamic and thought-provoking.


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Littorally ALIVE!: Carrying Truth on the Page in Fiction and Non
Tuesday May 14, 2024 7PM Eastern Time


Join writers Annaliese Jakimides and Agnes Bushell as they engage in a compelling discussion about truth in writing. The topic will be explored through the lens of fiction and nonfiction. 



Littorally ALIVE!: Access: Ways To and From
April 17th, 2024 7PM EST


Join poets Steve Langan and Gary Lawless as they discuss the ways their works in poetry and in community have led to Access. Steve will read from his latest book “Bedtime Stories” and Gary will share works from his book “How the Stones Came to Venice.” Join us for a conversation about community, creativity, and access.



Littorally ALIVE!

March 13th, 2024 7PM EST

Kate Kearns with Janet Sylvester


Littoral Books poet Kate Kearns, invites poet Janet Sylvester (winner of the Lauria/Frasca Poetry Prize, a Pushcart Prize, the Grolier Poetry Prize) to an evening of readings and conversation.

Join us for what will be a very special evening.



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Littorally ALIVE!

January 24th, 2024 7PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

The Art of Littoral Books: Lori Harley and Leslie Moore


Join graphic artist Lori Harley, designer of Littoral Books’ diverse catalog of titles, and printmaker/poet Leslie Moore as they discuss the creative process of bringing a book to life.


Littorally ALIVE!

December 13th, 2023 7PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Poetry & Fiction Reading: Laurel Dodge, Kate Kearns, and Richard Foerster


Join us for an entertaining evening full of fresh, fun poetry and exciting fiction from three of Littoral Books’ newest authors.



Littorally ALIVE!

Join us Nov 15, 2023 7PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


“Entering the Narrows”: How can poetry play a proactive and responsive role in navigating the challenges of climate crisis? Poets Mihku Paul and Claire Millikin gather to read poetry and discuss what it means to “enter the narrows” as our planet and human family faces the climate change crisis.



Littorally ALIVE!: Where Are We Now? After “A Dangerous New World”

Join us online May 24th at 7PM EST
to hear five writers and artists discuss their work since the publication of
one of Littoral Books’ most popular and important publications 
A Dangerous New World

Kara Douglas, Annaliese Jakimides, Marjorie Moore, Kathleen Sullivan, and Jeri Theriault in conversation with host Robert Diamante



Littorally ALIVE!: Suzanne Farrell Smith Discusses Her Book Small Off Things with Memoirist Laurie Easter



Littorally ALIVE!: Gillian Burnes Discusses Her Book Soft Features



Littorally ALIVE!: Three Poets (and Friends)

Katherine Hagopian Berry, Gary Lawless, Leslie Moore (and Friends)

Read their favorite poems, and poems of their own.

March 23, 2022 7PM EST


Join LA! for a fun night of poetry reading and conversation among poets.



Littorally ALIVE!: Changing Lanes: Writers Who Cross into Other Media

Nancy Romines Walters, Leslie Moore, Phil Carlsen
February 23, 2022 7PM EST


Join LA! for an engaging conversation among a group of writers

whose creative talents cross into visual and musical media.

Discover how one influences the other, how inspiration is channeled,

and lots more.



Littorally LIVE!: ONE DAY ONLY

OCTOBER 3rd 2021 at 3PM

Littoral Books and the Footlights Theatre

are thrilled to present an afternoon of poetry and prose performance

by writers from North by Northeast 2, Enough, and Wait!


Tickets are $10 at the door. Doors open at 2:45

Masks are required for audience members.


Footlights Theatre

190 Route 1

Falmouth, ME


(Ample Parking, Accessible)


Want to Let Us Know You’re Coming? Email Us NOW!

Littorally ALIVE!: A Night of Poetry with

Katherine Hagopian Berry and Meghan Sterling
June 16, 2021 7PM EST


Join Kate and Meghan as they discuss poetry

and read from their books Mast Year and These Few Seeds.



Littorally ALIVE!: North by Northeast 2
May 26, 2021 7PM EST


Join Robert Diamante who hosts and leads discussion with co-authors Jodi Paloni, Joshua Rich, Brett Willis, Emily Young, and Rita Doucette. The five authors will read selections from their short fiction and a Q&A will follow.



Littorally ALIVE! WAIT: Poems from the Pandemic
April 14, 2021 7PM EST



Join Jeri Theriault and eight poets as they read from WAIT: Poems from the Pandemic, Littoral Books’ latest poetry anthology. Stay tuned in until the end of the program when Jeri reads Lee Sharkey’s poem “Therefore, I Will Be Quiet, Comforted That I Am Dust.”

(NOTE: The first eight minutes of the program were unrecorded due to a technical issue. However, none of the actual poetry program was disrupted as a result.)



Littorally ALIVE! Signs of Spring!
March 17, 2021 7PM EST


A packed night for St. Paddy’s Day. Agnes Bushell and Jeri Theriault discuss Littoral Books’ upcoming poetry publication WAIT! Eight poets will read poems that capture the spirit of spring. Marieke Van Der Steenhoven will share selections from Jacqueline Moore’s esteemed poetry collection Chasing the Grass!



Littorally ALIVE! Travel Salon
February 17, 2021 7PM EST


Join Agnes Bushell, Judy Allen Efstathiou, Gary Lawless, and Sharif Elmusa as they discuss how travel influences their art.



Littorally ALIVE! What Would You Read? Inauguration Poems
January 19, 2021 7PM EST


What Would You Read? Littoral Books has invited some of Maine’s best-loved poets to read their own (or someone else’s) poem that they think honors 2021’s inaugural event. Stop by to be surprised! Witness history in the making the night before the Inauguration.



Littorally ALIVE! The Oracle Pool: A Conversation with Agnes Bushell
December 9, 2020 7PM EST


Join Agnes Bushell in discussion with Robert Diamante as they explore her newest novel The Oracle Pool, an exciting travel mystery that takes the reader from New York to Turkey and beyond. Exploring concepts of Ancient, Islamic and Christian Mysticism, the book is ultimately a meditation on friendship and how our lives intersect and affect change.



Poets Read from:

ENOUGH! Poems of Resistance and Protest & Balancing Act 2

November 18th, 2020 7PM Eastern Time



Poets Read from ENOUGH! Poems of Resistance and Protest
October 14, 2020 7PM EST



In Design: Kate Hagopian Berry Talks with Lori Harley about Design for Littoral Books
September 16, 2020 7PM EST



Littorally ALIVE! SKIN: A Memoir by Kate Kennedy
August 19, 2020 7PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Kate in conversation with Marieke Van Der Steenhoven for the Littoral Books launch of SKIN: A Memoir



SPECIAL EVENT: Littorally ALIVE! Launch of “Mast Year” by Katherine Hagopian Berry
July 15th, 2020 7:30 PM EST (US and Canada)


Join Kate in conversation with Marieke Van Der Steenhoven for the Littoral Books launch of Mast Year!



A Dangerous New World Poetry Reading!
July 1, 2020 7PM EST (US and Canada)


Charlotte Agell, Sophia Berry, Erin Covey-Smith , Richard Foerster, Annaliese Jakimides, Michelle Menting, Lucia Owen, Martin Steingesser, Kathleen Sullivan




From Home/From Away: Writers Discuss Their Relationship to Maine
June 24, 2020 7PM EST (US and Canada)

Josh Bodwell, Agnes Bushell, Robert Diamante, Annie Seikonia



Littorally ALIVE! Balancing Act 2 Poetry Slam!

June 17, 2020 7PM EST 

Readers will be: Georgie Hunt, Rebecca Irene, Nancy Walters, Emily Tupper Matthews, Shana Genre, Anna Turner, Jeri Theriault.



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