FORT KENT— Award-winning Maine novelist Cathie Pelletier is returning to the classroom at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, but this time as a professor.

The university has selected Pelletier as its first Waneta Blake Visiting Professor of Writing. Pelletier will teach a writing course and a conduct a writing workshop during the spring semester from mid-January into May.

Born and raised in Allagash, Pelletier graduated from the University of Maine at Fort Kent in 1976.

She has written nine novels, most of which are set in Maine, under her name and the pseudonym K.C. McKinnon.

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