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MWA 2019 Poetry Contest Now Open

The Maryland Writers' Association's 2019 Contest is devoted to Poetry. We challenge the poets to help us get a sense of this great state and its people with a poem (or three) about Maryland.  MWA members, or non-MWA members who reside in Maryland, may submit up to three previously unpubli...

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Submit Your Workshop Proposal

Deadline Extended: Submit your Workshop Proposal For Brain To Bookshelf 2020 Update: Workshop Submissions are Now Closed Do you have information to share with your fellow writers? Are you ready to wow audiences with your expertise? Consider presenting a workshop at the 2020 Maryland Writers’...

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October 2019 Notable Maryland Author Matthew A. Henson

Matthew Alexander Henson “I was in the lead that had overshot the mark a couple of miles. We went back then and I could see that my footprints were the first at the spot.” -- Matthew A. Henson Matthew Alexander Henson, (August 8, 1866 - March 9, 1955) was born on a farm in Nanjemoy, M...

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Member Alert! Nine Spaces Left for Donald Maass Master Craft Workshop

Don't miss the Donald Maass all-day workshop “The Emotional Craft of Fiction” happening on Saturday, October 12, at the BWI Hilton. There are only 9 spaces left, so register today! Be sure to log into your member account to get the low member rate of  $99.  About th...

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September 2019 Notable Maryland Author Samuel Dashiell Hammett

Samuel Dashiell Hammett “All my characters were based on people I've known personally, or known about.” – Dashiell Hammett Samuel Dashiell Hammett (May 27, 1894 – January 10, 1961) was born on a farm in St Mary's County, Maryland and grew up in Philadelphia and Baltimore. ...

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