Author potluck in Monroe

Nov 07, 2017

Monroe — Matthew P. Mayo, award-winning author of 30-plus books and dozens more short stories, will speak about his newest book, “Stranded: A Story of Frontier Survival,” at a potluck dinner Saturday, Nov. 18, from 5 to 8 p.m., in the downstairs community room of Monroe Community Church, 28 West Main St./Route 139. The event is sponsored by Monroe Community Library.

Mayo’s novel “Tucker’s Reckoning” won the Western Writers of America’s Spur Award for Best Western Novel; and his short stories have been Spur Award and Peacemaker Award finalists. He has been an on-screen expert for popular TV series about lost treasure in the American West; and has had three books optioned for film. An Eagle Scout, Mayo is a member of Western Writers of America; Western Dictioneers; the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators; and Grizzly Boxers Anonymous.

Mayo, his wife and their indefatigable pup run Gritty Press and live in the deepest, forested wildlands of Maine. For more information about the author, visit

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or

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