OUT cast Maine 03/21/2022


OUT cast Maine



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Tune in to OUT Cast on Monday, March 21 to hear OUT Cast collective member Skip Brushaber’s interview with Brenda Buchanan.

Brenda Buchanan

Brenda served for six years on the Board of Directors of the Maine Writers and Publisher's Alliance. A former journalist, since 2015 she has published three mystery novels set in Maine.

Her three Joe Gale books–Quick Pivot, Cover Story and Truth Beat–are about a newspaper reporter who covers the crime and courts beat. She’s currently writing a new series featuring a lesbian criminal defense lawyer who’s establishing a blue-collar practice in her hometown of Portland after veiled homophobia cost her a partnership bid at a high flying Boston firm.

After earning a journalism degree at Northeastern University in Boston she moved to Maine where she became a reporter and columnist for the York County Coast Star. She also was a member of the Our Paper collective.

Brenda is a graduate of Maine Law and is a partner in the Portland firm CurrierBuchanan.

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90.9 WMPG


Portland, Maine


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OUT cast Maine 03/21/2022