Previous Engagements

12 November 2008, 7 p.m., Kennebunkport Historical Society, 125 North Street, Kennebunkport, ME  04046  www.kporthistory.org

13 November 2008, 7 p.m., York Art Association, Route 1A, York Harbor, ME  03911 www.raynorshyn.com/yaa/

15 November 2008, 4 p.m., Gulf of Maine Books Publication Party, 134 Maine Street, Brunswick, ME  04011 www.gulfofmainebooks.blogspot.com

19 November 2008, 7 p.m., The Harvard Coop Bookstore, 1400 Massachusetts Avenue and 18 Palmer Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts  02238  www.harvardcoopbooks.bncollege.com

20 November 2008, 7 p.m., Books Etc., 38 Exchange Street, Portland, ME  04101  www.mainebooksetc.com

25 November 2008, 7 p.m., Callahan Hall, Lewiston Public Library, 200 Liston Street, Lewiston, 04240.www.lplonline.org

3 December 2008, 6:30 p.m., Books Etc., 240 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, ME 04105 www.mainebooksetc.com

8-19 December 2008, Library Thing, Author’s Chat with Colin about Museum of Human Beings, questions and answers updated online. Visit www.librarything.com/groups/authorchat

13 December 2008, 2 p.m., Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, with Alan Cheuse, 4th level, Rooms 4018-4019, 4th and Independence Avenue, Washington, D.C.www.writer.org/events/index.aspwww.AmericanIndian.si.edu

17 December 2008, 12 noon, Portland Public Library, Brown Bag Lecture Feature Reader, 5 Monument Square, Portland, ME  04101   www.portlandlibrary.com

18 December 2008, 7 p.m., Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library, 18 Maine Street, Kennebunkport, ME  04046 www.graves.lib.me.us

19 December 2008, 5-6:30 p.m., Art Gallery, University of New England, Westbrook College Campus, 716 Stevens Avenue, Portland ME 04103 www.une/edu/artgallery

9 January 2009, 7:30 p.m., Stonecoast Residency Public Reading, Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing, University of Southern Maine, Harraseeket Inn, 162 Main Street, Freeport, ME  04032 www.harraseeketinn.com www.usm.maine.edu/stonecoastmfa

22 January 2009, 12 noon, Maine Maritime Museum Author Series, reading, book-signing, and discussion, Maine Maritime Museum, 245 Washington Street, Bath, ME 04539 www.mainemaritimemuseum.org

31 January 2009, 10 a.m., New England Historic Genealogical Society, reading, book-signing, and discussion, 99 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116 www.newenglandancestors.org

10 February 2009, 12 noon, Lunchbox Friends reading and book discussion at Falmouth Memorial Library, 5 Lunt Road, Falmouth, Maine 04105 http://www.falmouth.lib.me.us/events.htm

19 February 2009, 10:55 a.m., United States Naval Academy, reading and book discussion, English Department, Sampson Hall, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland 21412

14 March 2009, 3 p.m., Prince Books, reading and book discussion, 109 East Main Street, Norfolk, Virginia 23510 www.prince-books.com

3 April 2009, 12:15 p.m., Reading & Book Discussion, Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant Street, Brunswick, Maine 04011 www.curtislibrary.com

4 April 2009, 9:30 a.m., 2009 Maine Festival of the Book, sponsored by Maine Reads, Abromson Center, Room 213, at the University of Southern Maine www.mainereads.org

4 April 2009, 1 p.m., Reading & Book Discussion in the Levenson Room at Portsmouth Public Library, 175 Parrott Avenue, Portsmouth, NH 03801 www.cityofportsmouth.com/Library

9 April 2009, 6 p.m., Reading & Book Discussion, Riverton Branch of Portland Public Library, 1600 Forest Avenue, Portland, ME 04103 www.portlandlibrary.com/locations/riverton.htm

19 May 2009, noon, Reading & Book Discussion, Walker Memorial Library, 800 Main Street, Westbrook, ME 04092 www.walker.lib.me.us

21 May 2009, 7 p.m., Reading & Book Discussion, Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101 www.mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml

25 June 2009, 7 p.m., Interview of Colin Sargent on Museum of Human Beings on television’s “207,” the NBC/WCSH-TV magazine show

11 July 2009, noon to 3 p.m., Book Signing, 5th Annual Books and Blooms, with 50 authors participating, sponsored by Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance, Boothbay Railway Village, 586 Wiscasset Road, Boothbay, Maine 04537 www.railwayvillage.org

17 July 2009, 2 p.m., Reading & Book Discussion, Bridgton Books, 52 Main Street, Bridgton, Maine 04009. FMI, 207-647-2122.

30 July 2009, 4 p.m., Reading & Book discussion, Abbe Museum, 26 Mount Desert Street (Route 3), Bar Harbor, Maine. FMI, 2007-288-3519, www.abbemuseum.org.

14 August 2009, 8:30 to 11, 69th Annual Ocean Park Writers Conference, Old Orchard. FMI, 401-598-1424, www.oceanpark.org/programs/eduction/writers/writers.html

15 August 2009, 3-5 p.m., Kennebunk Book Port, Shoppers Village, 45 Portland Road, Kennebunk, Maine 04043. FMI, 207-467-3300, www.kbookport.com

20 August 2009, 6:30 p.m., Reading & Book Discussion, Kennebooks, 149 Port Road, Kennebunk, Maine 04043. FMI, 207-967-6136, www.kennebooks.com

3 September 2009, 7:30 p.m., Reading and Book Signing, Chebeague Island Library, 247 South Road, Unit 3, Chebeague Island ME 04017. 207-846-4351 www.chebeague.chebeague.lib.me.us

15 October 2009, 6:30 p.m., Reading & Book Discussion, West End Book Club, Portland, Maine 04102. For more information, call Drapery Trading Co., 207-799-4655, or 207-775-4339.

3 November 2009, 7 p.m., Reading & Book Discussion, Dyer Library, 371 Main Street, Saco, Maine 04072. Visit www.sacomuseum.org or call 283-3861.

19 November 2009, 2 p.m., Reading & Book Discussion with Gray Public Library Book Group (open to the public), Gray Public Library, 5 Hancock Street, Gray, Maine 04039. Visit www.gray.lib.me.us or call 207-657-4110.

29 November 2009, noon to 3 p.m., Reading and Book Signing, L.L. Bean Retail Store, Main Street, Freeport, ME 04032. www.llbean.com

3 December 2009, 4 p.m., Reading and Book Signing for the Rhode Island Council of Teachers of English, Providence Public Library, 708 Hope Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02906. www.provlib.org 401-455-8110

5 December 2009, 2 p.m., Reading & Book Signing, Borders, 430 Gorham Road, Maine Mall, South Portland, Maine 04106, 207-775-6110

13 December 2009, noon to 3 p.m., Encore Reading and Book Signing, L.L Bean Retail Store, Maine Street, Freeport, ME 04032. www.llbean.com

17 December 2009, noon, Reading & Book Signing, Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, 519 Congress Street, Portland, ME. www.mainecharitablemechanicassociation.com, 773-8396

27 January 2010, 6:30 p.m., Reading & Book Signing, Wells Public Library, US Route 1, Wells, ME 04090, wellstown.org, 646-8181

3 March 2010, 6:30 p.m., Reading & Book Discussion with Gray Public Library Book Group (open to the public), Gray Public Library, 5 Hancock Street, Gray, Maine 04039. Visit www.gray.lib.me.us or call 207-657-4110.

20 March 2010, noon, Saturday. Reading, Signing, and Book Discussion, Boston Public Library, South End Branch, 685 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02118, http://www.bpl.org/branches/Southend.htm, 617-536-8241

3 April 2010, 11 a.m., Saturday. Book Signing, Nonesuch Books, 50 Market Street, South Portland, ME 04106

10 April 2010, 10 a.m., Saturday. Reading & Book Signing, Lithgow Library, 45 Winthrop Street, Augusta, ME 04330, http://www.lithgow.lib.me.us/events/index.html, 207-626-2415

10 April 2010, noon to 2 p.m., Saturday. Book Signing, Maine Festival of the Book, Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance table, Abromson Center, 88 Bedford Street, Portland, ME 04102

24 April 2010, 2 p.m., Saturday. Reading & Book Signing, Borders, 430 Gorham Road, Maine Mall, South Portland, Maine 04106, 207-775-6110

21 May 2010, noon to 1 p.m., Friday. Reading & Book Discussion, Scarborough Kiwanis Club, Dunstan School Restaurant, US Route 1, Scarborough 04074.

27 May 2010, 7 p.m., Thursday. Reading & Book Discussion, Longfellow Books, One Monument Way, Portland 04101. 772-4045. longfellowbookscom

17 July 2010, 1 p.m., Saturday. Reading & Book Discussion, Soldiers Memorial Library, 85 Maine Street, Hiram. 625-4650.

12 August 2010, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Thursday, Poetry Workshop at 70th Annual Ocean Park Writers Conference, Old Orchard. FMI, 401-598-1424, www.oceanpark.org

17 September 2010, noon, Boston Public Library, Mattapan Branch, Reading & Book Discussion, 1350 Blue Hill Avenue, Mattapan, MA 02126,  617-298-9218,  http://www.bpl.org/branches/mattapan.htm

24 September 2010, 11 a.m., Friday. Reading & Book Signing with Kennebunk Free Library’s Book Group, Kennebunk Free Library, Main Street, Kennebunk, Maine 04043 985-2173

6 November 2010, 1 p.m., Saturday. Reading & Book Discussion, The College of William and Mary Bookstore, 345 Duke of Gloucester Street, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia 23185. 757-253-4900.

20 November 2010, 1-3 p.m., Saturday. Reading & Book Signing, Barnes and Noble TCC, MacArthur Center, 300 Monticello Avenue, Norfolk, Virginia 23507. 757-625-3459  http://wm.bncollege.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/BNCBHomePage?storeId=17554&catalogId=10001&langId=-1

2 April 2011, 3 p.m. Saturday, Maine Festival of the Book, Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, 88 Bedford Street, Portland, ME 04102:  Far East to Old West – True Tales of the American Frontier
“Join Christopher Corbett and Colin Sargent as they explore frontier history and legend:
Corbett through the Pony Express and the Chinese experience in the opening of the American
West, and Sargent through the story of Jean Baptiste Charbonneau, child star of the Lewis and
Clark expedition.”

26 November 2011, Writers at the Local Buzz, 4 to 5 p.m., Colin Sargent, fiction; Alice Persons, poetry; Rick Wise, nonfiction. The Local Buzz, 327 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth, ME  04107. www.capelocalbuzz.com.

22 January 2012, Sunday at 2 p.m.  Reading & Book Discussion, Portsmouth Public Library, Portsmouth, Viriginia, for the Friends of the Portsmouth Public Library. After the quarterly meeting of the Friends, scheduled at 2 p.m., the reading and discussion of Museum of Human Beings begins. Free and open to the public. At the Churchland Branch of Portsmouth Public Library, 4934 High Street West  Portsmouth, VA 23703
(757) 686-2538.

22 February 2012, Reading & Book Discussion of Museum of Human Beings at The Portland Club, 156 State Street, February 22, 2012. Open to the public. Social Hour:  5:30 – 6:30 (cash bar); dinner starts at 6:30; reading starts between 7:30 and 8 p.m. For more information or to make a reservation:  info@theportlandclub.com or call 761-4477  Meal Choice:  Grilled Sliced Flank Steak or Maple Salmon. Cost is $20/person.

15 March, 2012, Thursday at 6 p.m. Reading & Book Signing of Museum of Human Beings, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring Street  Auburn, ME 04210-5981 (207) 333-6640

14 March 2013, Reading and Book Discussion, Museum of Human Beings, Thursday evening, 7 p.m., Kennebunk Book Club.

18 March 2013, Reading and Talk, Museum of Human Beings, Monday evening, 7 p.m., Yarmouth Historical Society, 118 East Elm Street, Yarmouth. http://www.yarmouthmehistory.org/newsevents.php

October 17, 2013.  Reading & Book Discussion of Museum of Human Beings, noon to 2 p.m., Maine Coast Book Shop & Cafe, 158 Maine Street, Damariscotta, ME, 207-563-3207

Panel Discussion, Friday, November 8, 2013, 7 p.m.  Firehouse Forum, Damariscotta, Maine. Native-American Culture and How It’s Perceived, with Bunny McBride, Kerry Hardy, Mihku Paul, and Colin Sargent. Moderator: Donna Loring. e-mail Nicolenicole@mainecoastbookshop.com

February 7, 2014, 6 p.m. Reading & Book Discussion, Museum of Human Beings. Libby Memorial Library, Old Orchard Beach, Maine  04064. 934-4351, www.ooblibrary.org

May 7, 7 p.m. Poetry & Fiction by Colin Sargent. The Hive, 84 Main Street, Kennebunk 04043. http://www.thehivekennebunk.com 207-985-0006

September 27, 4-5 p.m., Reading by Colin Sargent, Debra Spark, Bruce Spang. The Local Buzz, 327 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth, ME  04107. www.capelocalbuzz.com.

January 11, 2015, 1:30-3 p.m. Stonecoast MFA, University of Southern Maine. The Stone House, South Freeport, Maine. “Making it Pay: Careers in Writing.” This panel will focus on gainful opportunities for writers other than writing books and teaching in the usual institutions: editing, agenting, magazine publishing, coaching, consulting, journalism, reviewing, copywriting, technical writing, proof reading, podcasting, developmental editing, blogging, etc. Special guest panelist: Colin Sargent, Stonecoast MFA alumnus and publisher of Portland Magazine.

Panelists include Liz Hand, Jim Kelly, Mike Kimball, Colin Sargent, and Suzanne Strempeck-Shea