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Werner Books & Coffee

Book Signing - Maggie St. Thomas - Underwater Girl; In Print; Still Life

Book Signing - Maggie St. Thomas - Underwater Girl; In Print; Still Life
Book Signing - Maggie St. Thomas - Underwater Girl; In Print; Still Life

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Apr 20, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Werner Books & Coffee, 3608 Liberty St, Erie, PA 16508, USA

About the event

Book Signing Maggie St. Thomas In Print, Still Life, Underwater Girl Saturday, April 20 from 12-2 PM

In Print: The Articles of Maggie St. Thomas: This remarkable paperback brings together a collection of 39 articles that were once viewable only through the digital landscape, and breathes new life into them through the timeless medium of print.This paperback is a work of art in itself, as the words come together to paint vivid portraits, and you'll discover actual photographs within its pages, adding an extra layer of intrigue and depth to this literary journey.

These Chapters introduce you to both local talents and world known artists, capturing the essence of these moments and offering readers a unique glimpse into the world of music. Still Life: The Photographs of Maggie: This captivating collection of photographic work transports viewers to mesmerizing live performances, people, and places with imagery that pulsates with raw emotion and artistic expression. To add further depth to this journey, 'Still Life: The Photographs of Maggie includes a foreword written by Exene Cervenka, a legendary figure in the music world whose words set the stage for the following captivating visuals, with thought provoking quotes from artists including Rikk Agnew, Gitane Demone, and Eva O., to name a few, providing poignant insights into themes of death and the afterlife that further enrich the narrative woven through.  Underwater Girl: Natty's story is a testament to the boundless wonders of childhood imagination and discovery, and the power of embracing one's unique abilities. As a free-spirited and fearless young girl, Natty possesses a remarkable gift for holding her breath underwater―a skill that sets her on a course of self-discovery. This is an empowering father and daughter story that readers of all ages will enjoy, that also touches on when a parent passes, and the strength of Natty shine's through the pages as she honors her mothers memory with her lost camera. Through Natty's eyes, readers of all ages are immersed in a tale of friendship, bravery, and the limitless possibilities that lie within each of us.

Maggie St. Thomas is a multi-faceted West Coast artist from Long Beach, CA. By the age of fourteen she was a published photo-journalist fearlessly capturing the Los Angeles Anarchy punk and Goth music scenes with her Nikon 35mm film cameras. One of Maggie's most cherished moments came in 1995 when she photographed her all-time favorites, The Ramones.

Since the early 90's, Maggie's photographic and journalistic works have graced the centerfolds, pages, and adorned the covers of over 300 well known print publication issues including Billboard and Rolling Stone. Her photographic career has given her the opportunity to work closely with legendary artists including Etta James, Lemmy Kilmister, Bo Diddley, and many more. Maggie is currently crafting her fourth book, Subject: PUNK, a hardcover photo compilation of the punk scene from 1993-2023 which she plans to release in Spring of 2024. Featuring unpublished interviews, including a rare find with Stan Lee of the Dickies, as well as reviews, insights, and more, the book promises a dynamic exploration of punk rock through Maggie's eyes and Lens.

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