Maine author Cathie Pelletier will visit the Southwest Harbor Public Library on July 10 to talk about her writing. PHOTO COURTESY OF SWH LIBRARY

Author Cathie Pelletier to talk about writing


SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Maine author Cathie Pelletier will talk about her writing at the Southwest Harbor Public Library on Friday, July 10, at 5:30 p.m.

Pelletier’s journey as a writer began in northern Maine. She has been widely published, and two of her books have been made into films.

Pelletier’s critically acclaimed novels, which take place in Maine, include “The Funeral Makers,” “Once Upon a Time on the Banks,” “The Weight of Winter,” “The Bubble Reputation,” “Beaming Sonny Home,” “The One-Way Bridge” and “A Year After Henry,” her latest.

Aside from fiction writing, she also has been involved in the music industry collaborating with country music icon, Tanya Tucker and Grand Ole Opry legend, Skeeter Davis. Her original songs have been recorded by David Byrne of the Talking Heads, the Texas Tornadoes and the Glaser Brothers. A song she co-wrote with her brother was recognized as Song of the Year. She is currently working on a concept with Bob Guccione Jr., creator of Spin magazine.

There will be books for sale and signing. Call the library at 244-7065.

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