Latest News

June 2019 Notable Maryland Author Anne Tyler

Anne Tyler “I read so I can live more than one life in more than one place.” Anne Tyler Anne Tyler was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1941 to Quaker parents, homeschooled till 11, graduated from high school at 16, attended Swarthmore College, and transferred to Duke when she was ...

Read More

Donald Maass on the Emotional Craft of Fiction, MWA Workshop October 12, 2019

Maryland Writers’ Association is pleased to offer an all-day workshop with Donald Maass on The Emotional Craft of Fiction. The workshop will be held at the Hilton BWI, on October 12, 2019 from 9 am to 5 pm. Donald Maass is founder and president of the Donald Maass Literary Agency in New York,...

Read More

May 2019 Notable Maryland Author Laura Lippman

Laura Lippman “I am who I am today because of libraries.”  Laura Lippman Ms. Lippman grew up in Baltimore and attended city schools through ninth grade. Her family moved and she graduated from Wilde Lake High School in Columbia, Md., and then attended Northwestern University&rsq...

Read More

April 2019 Notable Maryland Author Stephen Hunter

Stephen Hunter "Because I'm too old for tragedy. I like a nice happy ending too." Stephen Hunter Stephen Hunter is an award winning American novelist, essayist, and film critic. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and grew up in Evanston, Illinois. His mother wrote children's books. The Army d...

Read More

Maryland Writes! Montgomery County Writing Contest

The Montgomery County chapter of the Maryland Writers’ Association and Montgomery Magazine have teamed up for the fifth year to create a short-form writing contest exclusively for Montgomery County residents. Submit your previously unpublished fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry for the c...

Read More