Community read of ‘We Took to the Woods’ at Maine State Library

(January 6, 2020)

The University of Maine at Augusta has organized a yearlong program of Bicentennial events exploring the artists, writers, and innovators who shaped and chronicled Maine’s mid-century cultural evolution. Maine’s Maine’s Mid-Century Moment has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

On Tuesday, Jan. 28, from 5 to 7 p.m., UMA will partner with the Maine State Library on a community read focused on Louise Dickinson Rich’s bestselling 1942 memoir, We Took to the Woods, facilitated by scholar Candace Kanes. Those familiar with this writing are encouraged to attend and those who have not and wish to participate in the discussion are encouraged to read We Took to the Woods, copies of which may be borrowed from the Maine State Library now through January 28.…