Bar Harbor Kids SQUAREThe inaugural Bar Harbor Kids Book Festival will bring together kids, authors, illustrators and books in an awesome celebration on October 9 and 10. The festival brings authors and illustrators to the Mount Desert Island community for two full days of school visits, public appearances, contests and interactions with both kids and adults.

The MWPA is …

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Literary Jeopardy with Slice magazine returns! MWPA executive director Joshua Bodwell hosts! Hijinks ensue!

DATE & TIME: Friday, August 21 | 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Elements: Books Coffee Beer at 265 Main Street in Biddeford …

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comma+with+teethThe Oxford (or serial) comma is that seemingly benign final comma before the last item in a list. Yet this precarious piece of punctuation has become more divisive than the semicolon. Join us for an MWPA Oxford Debate on the Oxford Comma. Arguing in favor of the Oxford Comma is MWPA assistant director Stephen Abbott. Taking a stance against the Oxford Comma is writer and …

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Gather 5.0

letter_g_88899WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26 at 6:00 p.m.

The MWPA’s GATHER encourages members (and friends!) to meet and mingle with fellow members in one of several locations around Maine for camaraderie and conversation.

There is no agenda to GATHER besides getting together with your community of fellow writers to talk writing, reading, and life. GATHER …

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