PRESQUE ISLE—The Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library will host the 3rd in the 2017 series of local writers presenting their work at 39 2nd Street, Presque Isle, Maine, November 2, 2017, 6:00 to 8:00 PM. This event is free and open to the public with refreshments from Sorpresso.
Ginny White, a 1970 graduate of UMO, is a retired high school English teacher. Born and educated in Easton, Maine, she has taught in Aroostook County—in Houlton and in Caribou throughout her professional career. Since her retirement she has served on the SAGE board and has presented courses for seniors at UMPI. Since her retirement, she has enjoyed reading, writing, and other creative pursuits.
Jim Pritchard: worked on and managed the startup of various power projects including nuclear, coal, environmental, biomass, and wind; developed and patented a nuclear waste treatment process and subsequently consulted with the Soviet Union during the Chernobyl crisis. Now "retired," Jim assists Martie with her projects and is writing an epic thriller about stolen hydrogen bombs, Lost. Together Martie and Jim share a farm with a "new" puppy, and many other animals. They were the first farm where crops were grown for Catholic Charities’ “Farm for Me” project.