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February 2021 Notable Maryland Author Rachel Carson

“It is not half so important to know as to feel.” – Rachel Carson Rachel Loiuse Carson (1907 – 1964) was born in SpringDale, PA, graduated from Pennsylvania College for Women (now Chatham University) in 1929, studied at the Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory, and receiv...

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January 2021 Notable Author: Colby Rodowsky

“I find that a lot of my remembering has to do with books…"  – Colby Rodowsky Colby Rodowsky (1932-2020), born in Baltimore, grew up in New York, Washington, D.C., and Baltimore again. She spent part of every summer with her grandmother on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, wher...

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December 2020 Notable Author: Jack Campbell

“The Pen is Mightier Than the Sword, but the Wise Person Carries Both.” – SFWA Motto Jack Campbell is the pen name of John G. Hemry, a retired U.S. Navy officer, who draws on his military career to write military science fiction novels. He is the author of the New York Time...

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Deadline Extended: Submit to MWA Journal Pen in Hand

In view of the COVID crisis, we are extending the submission deadline for the January 2021 issue of Pen In Hand to December 15, 2020. Please submit your best poems, short shorts, short stories, essays, memoirs, non-fiction, plays to [email protected] Photography of art ma...

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November 2020 Notable Author: Eileen McIntire

“Writing is the perfect career for the lifelong learner because you’d better be.” – Eileen McIntire Eileen Haavik McIntire, author of the 90s Club mystery series, knows one thing for sure. The Nancy Drew she loved reading about as a child would still be piling up...

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