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Saturday, September 9 • 3:30pm - 4:15pm
"Shanghaied" A New Historical Fiction

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As a lifelong sailor, my first novel is (of course) a sea-story. SHANGHAIED, set on a tall ship in 1810, tells the story of a man stolen from his New England life who is determined to return home. His is an adventure/hero's journey that might be meaningful to any one who has ever felt "at sea." By investing in this tale and these characters the perspectives and metaphors sailing offers, I hope that new and non-sailors will feel they are "out there" on the high seas and that experienced sailors will resonate with what they read.

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Jon Howe

When I was 10 years old, my family moved to the Gulf Coast of Florida and built a waterfront home. So, I spent a lot of time on the water and camping on islands. My first job was with a boatyard at 15. At 19, I worked as a captain, sailing for a summer from Marblehead, MA. I moved... Read More →

Saturday September 9, 2023 3:30pm - 4:15pm PDT
Discovery Stage