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New MWA Online Offerings and How to Make Sure You're Hearing About Them

As Marylanders shelter in place, MWA has been working overtime to keep our members engaged with each other, the broader writing community and our own personal writing journeys. Here are some of MWA's recent and upcoming online Zoom events: Our March webinar with Barbara Morrison on "What ICan Do...

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April 2020 Notable Author: James M. Cain, Roman Noir

James M. Cain Karlin, Roman Noir “I merely try to write as the character would write, and I never forget that the average man ... has acquired a vividness of speech that goes beyond anything I could invent.”  –  James M. Cain James M. Cain (July 1, 1892 – O...

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CANCELED: Expert Jane Friedman Coming This Fall

UPDATE: JANE FRIEDMAN HAS CANCELED ALL IN-PERSON EVENTS FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE YEAR. Publishing guru Jane Friedman will be presenting an all-day workshop with Maryland Writers' Association on October 17th. With over 20 years experience in the industry, Jane has become the go-to expert on busine...

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Maryland in Poetry Contest Winners

MWA members and non-MWA Maryland residents were invited to submit poems about or set in Maryland. The three contest judges, poet Sue Ellen Thompson (Pulitzer Prize nominee), Steven Leyva (Cave Canem Fellow and Little Patuxent Review Editor), and Grace Cavalieri (Poet Laureat...

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UPDATE: Brain to Bookshelf 2020 Canceled

After careful consideration and in the best interest of MWA, our members and conference registrants, we have decided not to reschedule the 2020 Brain to Bookshelf conference. We will return better than ever next year with Brain to Bookshelf 2021, and will keep you posted. In the meantime, we are in ...

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