Our Series exists because of fundraising and the generosity of donors. You can make a donation specifically to support the Series via check or with a credit card through our secure Paypal button (on the right of this page). Please put “Distinguished Writers Series” in the memo line/ comments section. All donations are tax deductible.

Mail to: Monhegan Memorial Library, 1 Library Lane, Monhegan ME 04852.

Expenses we fundraise for are:

-author fees

-on-island lodging for the author

-ferry tickets to Monhegan

-poster design and printing

-refreshments for events

-books for the book signing

-rental fees associated with hosting events

-miscellaneous expenses

We are currently selling T-shirts by artist Dylan Metrano exclusively to support the Series! These shirts depict his fabulous poster designed for our 2018 Distinguished Writer Christina Baker Kline, whose novel “A Piece of the World” is a fictional retelling of the Wyeth painting “Christina’s World.” $35, multiple sizes and colors. Can be shipped  or pick up on island.

Are you a grantwriter? Our first speaker was underwritten by the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation. We welcome your suggestions and expertise!