We are thrilled to welcome back to Graves Library, Maine Author, Susan Conley to talk about her new book Landslide on Sunday, April 25 at 2:00 pm.   Ms. Conley will be interviewed by local bookshop owner Kristen Kuehnle before an audience of none.  Signed copies of the book will be available for sale starting Monday April 12 here at the Library.  To order yours, please send us an email ( or call (967-2778).  This program will be available for viewing on Facebook (, YouTube ( – Search Graves Memorial Public Library), and Kennebunkport local access television.

Ms. Conley is the author of five critically-acclaimed books, including her newest, best-selling novel Landslide — New York Times Editor’s Choice and a Best Book/Most Anticipated of Winter/February ’21 by Good Morning America, The New York Post, Medium, Bustle, Biblio Lifestyle and others. Her previous, best-selling novel, Elsey Come Home, was a Most Anticipated/Best Book at Oprah MagazineMarie ClairePop SugarHuffington PostSouthern Living, Fodor’s, and an Editor’s Choice at Amazon. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times MagazineThe Paris ReviewLithubThe Virginia Quarterly ReviewThe Harvard Review, and others. She’s been awarded multiple fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, as well as fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, The Maine Arts Commission, and the Massachusetts Arts Council. She’s won the Maine Book Award and the Maine Award for Publishing Excellence and has been a featured Tedx Speaker, where her talk the “Power of Story,” has been viewed widely. She’s taught at colleges and international art-residencies including Emerson College, Colby College, The University of Massachusetts, as the Jack Kerouac Visiting Fellow, The Haystack School, The Spannochia Foundation, La Napoule Foundation, and The Beijing Hutong. She’s on the faculty of the Stonecoast MFA Program and is co-founder of the Telling Room, a creative writing lab for kids in Portland, Maine.