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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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December 2018 Notable Maryland Author Sharon Lee

Sharon Lee (Sept 11, 1952 - ) “The moment you say 'I know everything' is the end of your growth.”  Sharon Lee was born in Baltimore, Maryland, graduated from Parkville Senior High School in 1970, and worked her way through the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She is ...

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November 2018 Notable Maryland Author Jason Reynolds

Jason Reynolds “When it comes to books and reading, we have to get creative.”Born in Washington, DC and raised in neighboring Oxon Hill, MD, Jason Reynolds found inspiration in rap and begin writing poetry at nine years old. He didn’t read a novel cover to cover till he was 17. It...

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