Appledore Books Newsletter
September 2007
“Maine Women Writers Collection”
Hosts Desired Author

On October 4 at the University of New England in Portland, Maine, writer Julia Older will speak about “No Woman Is An Island - Celia Thaxter, The Isles of Shoals, and Tahirih of Persia.”

Older's historical novel This Desired Place; The Isles of Shoals, is her second book of the Shoals Trilogy. She is also the author of Tahirih Unveiled, a "novel" in verse about Tahirih of Persia (1818-1854).

This Desired Place is the 2007 gold medalist for Best Northeast Regional Fiction (New England and New York) selected by Independent Publisher Book Awards.

Tahirih Unveiled is Older's tenth book of poetry, published this year by Turning Point Books.

Julia discusses her novel, poetry and other works from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the Sarton Room of the Maine Women Writers Collection at the University of New England, Westbrook College Campus, Portland, Maine. This event is free and open to the public. Adds Detailed Posting of
This Desired Place

J. Dennis Robinson, owner and operator of the broad-based and highly informative website, recently added an extensive listing of This Desired Place: The Isles of Shoals by Julia Older.

Visit and scroll down to the title to see the entry.

Robinson is the author of Wentworth by the Sea; The Life and Times of a Grand Hotel. His comprehensive book traces and illustrates the first 130 years of this important, genteelly updated hotel in shoreline New Castle, NH, south of Portsmouth.

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