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2014 HARVEST WRITERS RETREAT

NonantumRiverviewFrom Friday, November 14 to Sunday, November 16, the MWPA will host the 2014 Harvest Writers Retreat, a weekend of workshops, seminars, readings, and writing at the seaside Nonantum Resort in Kennebunkport. This year’s faculty includes a cadre of best-selling and award-winning authors: Brock Clarke (fiction), Meredith Hall (memoir), Betsy Sholl (poetry). In addition to the …

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LITERARY JEOPARDY with the MWPA & SLICE

Jeopardy IMAGEThe MWPA and SLICE magazine present an all-out grudge match of Literary Jeopardy on Thursday, October 9. This free-for-all evening pits Maine novelists against Maine poets against Maine memoirists! Literary Jeopardy is a fundraiser for the MWPA and SLICE magazine, hosted by SPACE Gallery in Portland and brewery sponsor Banded Horn …

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MWPA DOWNEAST: LUBEC WORKSHOPS

west-quoddy-head-lighthouse-maineThe MWPA is excited to offer another round of writing workshops on the eastern edge of America at the beautiful Cobscook Community Learning Center in Trescott. Two …

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Celebrating Wesley McNair’s The Lost Child

9781567925197_p0_v2_s600The MWPA and Portland Public Library celebrate Maine Poet Laureate Wesley McNair’s powerful new collection The Lost Child: Ozark Poems with a reading and signing on Friday, October 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Portland Public Library’s Rines Auditorium. Long a poet of New England places, the impending death of McNair’s mother turned the poet’s gaze to her homeplace: …

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