UMF Visiting Writer's Series

UMF Visiting Writer's Series

Pre-Order Page

Looking for books by this year’s UMF Visiting Writer’s Series authors? We have you covered.

This page allows you order books in advance of the events, streamlining the book purchasing and author signing process for safety.

Select the book you would like to purchase below and complete the online order.

To have books personalized for you by the author, please type your name and any other instructions in the comments field of the order.

Books will be ready for pickup at the event.

If for some reason you are not able to attend, you can also pickup your book after the event at the bookstore (by appointment or curbside).

Questions? Feel free to reach out to us at 207-778-3454 or via email.



The Secret Lives of Church Ladies Cover Image
ISBN: 9781949199734
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: West Virginia University Press - September 1st, 2020

September 16: Deesha Philyaw

If This Is the Age We End Discovery Cover Image
ISBN: 9781948579155
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Alice James Books - March 9th, 2021

October 21: Rosebud Ben-Oni

Tributary: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9780892555291
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Persea - April 20th, 2021

October 21: Carey Salerno

Flight of the Diamond Smugglers: A Tale of Pigeons, Obsession, and Greed Along Coastal South Africa Cover Image
ISBN: 9781631496028
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Liveright - February 23rd, 2021

November 4: Matthew Gavin Frank

Deke Dangle Dive: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9781933880853
Availability: Special Order
Published: CavanKerry Press - April 17th, 2021

February 10: Gibson Fay-LeBlanc

The Body Papers: A Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9781632060242
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Restless Books - March 3rd, 2020

March 10: Grace Talusan

The Lowering Days: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062994134
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper - March 2nd, 2021

April 14: Gregory Brown