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Connelly Akstens

Potowomut Press

RI

 

Member profile details

Membership level
Publisher Member
Organization
Potowomut Press
First name
Connelly
Last name
Akstens
Profile Photo
Genre(s)
memoir
Website 1
connellyakstens.com
State
RI
 

Personal information

Job title
Chief Cook and Bottlewasher
Member Directory Listing - About Us:
My spouse and I are the smallest of small presses. We're learning as we go, publishing our first title, Without Shame: Learning to Be Me. Our next title will be an edition of Susanne's grandmothers journals of her canoe camping adventures on the French River in Ontario in the 1930s. I come to all this with an open mind and (I hope) an open spirit.
Primary website
connellyakstens.com
 

TITLE #1

Book #1 Title
Without Shame
Book #1 Subtitle
Learning to Be Me
Book #1 Publication Year
2021
Book #1 Author
Connelly Akstens
Book #1 Publisher
Potowomut Press
Book #1 ISBN
978-1-7364379-0-2
Book #1 cover price
$29.95
Book #1 Description
Without Shame is about my transgender life, but
it's also about my beloved grandfather, Boston and Cape
Cod, my bohemian aunt, a duck in a burlap bag, my
eccentric parents, a blowout party for the ages, strange
and wonderful restaurants, a worm's eye view of big-time
college basketball, the Cambridge music scene in the '60s,
Woodstock in the '70s, a lunatic dog and four tuxedo cats,
ball lightning, a wedding dress, my years as an Adirondack
fly fishing guide, the world's seediest hotel, my long
career in music, treasured friends and students, marriage,
beachcombing and mortality.
Book #1 Distributors
Ingram; Potowomut Press
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