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February 2019 Notable Maryland Author Benjamin Quarles

Dr. Benjamin Quarles (Jan 23, 1904 – Nov 16, 1996) “America would not be America without the African-American.” Dr. Benjamin Quarles Benjamin Arthur Quarles was a historian, administrator, scholar, educator, and writer. Born in Boston, MA, he attended local public schools. In 1...

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Updates for MWA Members

The latest editions of Quick Notes from the President and Quarterly Newsletter are now available for members. Login to your member account and then click on the links under the 'Member' menu to learn more about MWA happenings, writer submission and contest opportunities, member successes, craft insi...

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Feb 28

Howard County Chapter: An Invitation to Write – Children’s Literature and Developing Young Writers

Children’s Author Faye McCray discusses her approach to storytelling for young children, along with ways to encourage children to build their own stories.

Feb 28

Baltimore Chapter Meeting-February 28, 2019 with Ally Machate- Choosing the Right Editorial Service for You

Every year more than a million books are published. To get an edge against these overwhelming odds, many writers hire freelance editors to review their manuscripts. How does one choose the right editorial service?

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Mar 18

MWA Board Meeting - March 18, 2019

The next MWA Board meeting will be Monday, March 18, 2019, our last before the conference.

Mar 28

Howard County Chapter: Writing for Comics and other Graphic Genres

Description: Al Gross, award-winning writer for comic books, syndicated comic strips, and television, shares how he became a writer, along with the peculiarities of writing for graphic genres.

Apr 16

MWA Board Meeting - April 16, 2019

The next MWA Board meeting will be Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

View the full calendar here.

MWA chapter meetings are open to the public and are free to MWA members and first-time guests. Returning non-members will be asked to pay $5. Non-members wishing to join MWA may do so at meetings or here

Events marked 'FYI' are not MWA events, and are provided as a courtesy for the benefit of members and supporters.

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