Wednesday, 09 October 2013 18:56

UMF Annual Arts and Crafts Show seeking vendors

FARMINGTON The University of Maine at Farmington's annual Arts and Crafts Show is seeking artists and crafters from across Maine interested in exhibiting their original and creative work at this open-to-the-public show. This year's event will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 2, in the UMF Olsen Student Center on South Street in Farmington.

The UMF Arts and Crafts Show serves as a rich opportunity for vendors to sell their handcrafted, one-of-a-kind art and gift items, clothing, hand-sewn crafts, holiday items and much more. For more information, or to book your space for the upcoming event, please call the UMF Conference & Events Office at (207) 778-7344 or email Doris Tutlis at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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FARMINGTON, ME The University of Maine at Farmington Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program is excited to have poet John Poch as its next writer in the UMF 2013-14 Visiting Writers Series. Poch will be reading from his work at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, in Thomas Auditorium, UMF Preble/Ricker Hall. The reading is free and open to the public and will be followed by a signing by the author.

Poch's writings include poetry collections: 'Dolls' (2009); 'Two Men Fighting with a Knife' (2008), which won the Donald Justice Award; and 'Poems' (2004), a finalist for the PEN/Osterweil Prize. In addition, he worked with Chad Davidson on 'The Essential Hockey Haiku' (2006), a poetry/fiction collaboration; and his 'Ghost Towns of the Enchanted Circle,' a limited edition letterpress/art book, was published in 2007.

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