FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 5, 2016
For More Information:
Contact: Anna E. Silver, Development Assistant
[email protected] or 207-288-5097
Maine Seacoast Mission’s 2016 Land & Sea Lecture with Linda Greenlaw
America’s Only Female Swordfishing Captain & Bestselling Author
BAR HARBOR, ME — The Maine Seacoast Mission’s 2016 Land & Sea Lecture Series opens 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at the Colket Center, 127 West Street in Bar Harbor.
The Mission’s opening Land & Sea lecture features Linda Greenlaw. Ms. Greenlaw is America’s only female swordfishing captain, and a bestselling author. Linda Greenlaw first came to public attention in Sebastian Junger’s book, The Perfect Storm, as “one of the best captains … on the entire east coast.”
“We are very happy to have Linda Greenlaw as our first 2016 Land & Sea lecturer,” said Maine Seacoast Mission president Scott Planting. “Linda speaks as well as she writes. She is entertaining and has great authority and compassion for Maine islanders and coastal communities,” Planting said.
Linda Greenlaw a resident of Isle au Haut, Maine is author of many popular books including The Hungry Ocean, All Fishermen Are Liars, and Recipes From A Very Small Island. Ms. Greenlaw is a winner of the U.S. Maritime Literature Award, and the New England Book Award for nonfiction.
Seating for the Mission’s Land & Sea Lectures is limited. For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Anna Silver at 207-285-5097 or [email protected] by July 9th.
From healthcare for fisherman to food for families and life-changing opportunities for kids, the Maine Seacoast Mission has been making life better on Maine’s islands and along the Downeast coast since 1905.