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Read My Second Act, Writing My First Musical, as featured in Next Avenue.


NA MEC Featured ExpertBy Mark Evan Chimsky | January 16, 2015





  Read Aliza Sherman’s interview with Mark. She has included Mark as an “expert on publishing” on her new bookgirlblog website. Read Experts Talk: Mark Chimsky, Editorial Services Unlimited  by Aliza Sherman



Read  RPortland-Logo-web-slogan2etirement Essayist is Finalist for Book Award by Timothy Gillis.


Thrive after 50 logoListen to Mark’s interview on Thrive After 50.

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As seen in the recent edition of The Peavey, Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance’s newsletter

+ FINALIST Mark Chimsky’s 65 Things to Do When You Retire: TRAVEL, has just been named a Finalist in ForeWord’s 2013 Book of The Year Awards (travel guide category). The collection, published by Sellers publishing, has essays by more than 65 contributors, including Elizabeth Berg, Andrew McCarthy, George M. Taber, Lynne Martin, and local authors Rick Kimball and Lenora Trussell. All royalties from the sale of the book benefit cancer research and prevention. The winners will be announced at the American Library Association Annual Conference in Las Vegas on June 27, 2014. Our fingers are crossed for Mark!

Listen to Mark’s interview on the Feisty Side of Fifty radio show about 65 Things to Do When You Retire

Screen Shot 2013-10-08 at 9.39.17 AMMary Eileen Williams, host of the radio show, “The Feisty Side of Fifty,” says: “Mark Chimsky has drawn upon the likes of Jimmy Carter, Gloria Steinem, Jeri Sedlar and others to compile an essential manual on ways you can plan for a meaningful future.

So, if you’re a boomer who’s contemplating the rest of your life (and who among us isn’t?), you’ll want to be certain to catch this lively and important discussion!”

Listen to the interview


Read the Portland Press Herald Author Q & A: Interview with Mark

Two new books from Sellers Publishing in South Portland aim to help people make the most of their retirement years.

Read The Wall Street Journal piece: Six Books to Build a Dream On: Our picks for the year’s best guides to later life


Read The Globe and Mail piece below or click here.