Author to Read At Library

ELLSWORTH — Mahala Bishop, author of “Sunshine and Shadow — My Battle with Bipolar Disorder,” will read from her new book at the Ellsworth Public Library on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m.


Books will be available for signing.

After graduation from Harvard, Bishop spent years in Washington working as a political assistant to Robert Kennedy and George McGovern. Following that, she became a potter, a mediator and a teacher of English as a foreign language.

She lives on Cape Cod and in Maine.

Bishop became a victim of bipolar disorder in her 50s and uses her life experience, her writing ability and multitudes of notes from manic episodes to create the book.

For more information, call the library at 667-6363.



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