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December 2019 Notable Maryland Author John Shields

John Shields, CHEF & Food Writer "As a small boy in Baltimore, I remember my grandmother’s excitement with each approaching season and the treasures it offered for the table.” — Chef John Shields             ...

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November 2019 Notable Maryland Author Upton Sinclair

Upton Beall Sinclair "I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach." – Upton Sinclair Upton Beall Sinclair, (September 20, 1878 - November 25, 1968) was born in Baltimore, but his family moved to New York when he was a child. When he was a teenager he began wri...

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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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