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2018 Maine Literary Awards Finalists

2018 MLA LOGOThe finalists for the 2018 Maine Literary Awards have been announced! The winners will be revealed live at a ceremony on July 14 at SPACE Gallery in downtown Portland. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the ceremony begins at 7:00 p.m. There will be hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, and a bookseller will be on hand at the ceremony to sell books by the finalists.

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MWPA Summer Internship

The MWPA is currently looking for a summer intern to commit to 8-15 hours per week between early June and late August, exact dates flexible. Interns provide both general office and specific project support. There will be some continuity in tasks, but interns should be prepared to be flexible. Candidates who are enthusiastic about the literary arts and eager to pitch in with day-to-day operations at a small nonprofit will be the best fit for this position. The intern will report directly to the Projects & Programs Coordinator. Internships are unpaid; perks include …

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2018 Crime Wave Flash Fiction Contest

Preston“On the thirteenth alligator gizzard she opened with her scalpel, out poured a dazzling array of cabochon-cut star sapphires, mingled with mud, grit, and a rotting human finger.That’s your opening line. And it’s a gift to you from author Douglas Preston, whose books—both solo and as part of the …

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MWPA Non-Member Survey

Survey-2-1024x1024This autumn, the MWPA’s board of directors began the process of developing a strategic plan that will guide the organization not only in 2018 but serve to focus its work in the coming years. We would love your input.

As the MWPA works to expand its benefits and programming, and grow and diversify its membership, any insights, perspectives, or feedback you offer might help add …

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