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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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October 2020 Notable Author: Alma Katsu

“The world is often a horrible place and women know this.” – Alma Katsu Alma Katsu was born in Alaska, but spent the majority of her youth living near Concord, Massachusetts, to which she attributes her interest in the early American history featured in her novels. She earned a Ba...

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Online Conference on Inclusivity and Diversity in Publishing - Discounts Available for MWA Members

2020 Inclusive Literature Conference: The Power of Our Stories, Saturday, September 26, 8:50 AM - 1:00 PM  This one-day online conference from the Writer's Center is focused on examining and supporting inclusive literature in our area. Join industry professionals as they share concre...

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2021 MWA Writers’ Novel Contest: “Keeping it short”

Calling all MWA Novelists. If you have published (or will publish) a book between October 1, 2017- December 31, 2020 we welcome you to enter our Novel competition. MWA Members can submit up to 10 pages of their finished work in one of five categories: Romance / Historical Mystery / Suspense / Th...

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