"For the second year in a row, The Telling Room will take over
Portland's spectacular Masonic Temple for a night of revelry, a live and
silent auction, sumptuous food and drink, and this year: an
appreciation of Telling Room supporters Patty and Cyrus Hagge.
I am an award-winning journalist and author of American Nations, American Character, Ocean's End, The Lobster Coast, and The Republic of Pirates. I'm a staffer at the Portland Press Herald, where I won a 2012 George Polk Award for my investigative reporting and was named a 2016 Pulitzer Prize finalist.