Goose River Press has published the ninth annual “Goose River Anthology” featuring 90 talented writers, 42 of which are from Maine.

“Goose River Anthology, 2011” follows in the footsteps of its predecessors as a fine collection of poetry, short stories and essays from established and new writers.

Midcoast writers appearing in this year’s anthology are Fritz Burke of Appleton, Hilary Carr of Rockport, Naya Clifford of Troy, Thomas Crowley Jr. of Lincolnville, Jean B. Lawrence of Waldoboro, Carol Luchetti of Thomaston, Rosyln Morrill Marcopulos and Janice Marcopulos of Rockport, Rosemarie Nerville of Camden, Dita Ondek of Friendship, Constance R. Painter of Owls Head, Philip W. Pendleton of Camden and Wesley R. Reddick of Belfast.

“Goose River Anthology, 2011” is available from the publisher or at local bookstores. Goose River Press is currently accepting submissions for the “Goose River Anthology, 2012” and full-length manuscripts. For submission guidelines, contact Goose River Press, 3400 Friendship Road, Waldoboro, ME 04572-6337; 832-6665; gooseriverpress@roadrunner.com; or visit gooseriverpress.com.

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by email to dernest@villagesoup.com.