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March 2019 Notable Maryland Author Toby Devens

Toby Devens “I’m a chocoholic. Dark chocolate powers me through late-afternoon slumps.” Toby Devens Toby Devens was born and raised in the heart of Brooklyn. By the time she was twelve, she knew her passion was tapping words out on a keyboard. She couldn't not write. She starte...

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February 2019 Notable Maryland Author Benjamin Quarles

Dr. Benjamin Quarles (Jan 23, 1904 – Nov 16, 1996) “America would not be America without the African-American.” Dr. Benjamin Quarles Benjamin Arthur Quarles was a historian, administrator, scholar, educator, and writer. Born in Boston, MA, he attended local public schools. In 1...

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Updates for MWA Members

The latest editions of Quick Notes from the President and Quarterly Newsletter are now available for members. Login to your member account and then click on the links under the 'Member' menu to learn more about MWA happenings, writer submission and contest opportunities, member successes, craft insi...

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Self-Publishing Panel: Authors Share the Good, Bad, and the Ugly

A panel of self-published writers discusses their biggest mistakes, their most valuable lessons, and what they would do differently if time travel becomes available. Our three authors will field questions from you. Send your questions in ahead of time to mwahoco@marylandwriters.org, or just bring ...

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January 2019 Notable Maryland Author Ogden Nash

Frederic Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971) “I am a conscientious man, when I throw rocks at seabirds I leave no tern unstoned.”  Nash was born in Rye, New York and attended and then dropped out of Harvard after one year.  He worked on Wall Street and then as a teacher before becoming ...

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