Two Minutes in the Slammer!

SlammerThe 2015 Maine Crime Wave runs all day Saturday, April 11 but festivities will kick off Friday, April 10 at 5:30 p.m. with “Two Minutes in the Slammer,” a public reading event and social gathering at the Portland Public Library, followed by the opportunity to join a Maine crime writer at a …

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GravesInspired in part by Virginia Woolf’s famous maxim that a writer must have a room of one’s own if they are to write, the MWPA and Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library in Kennebunkport have created the Graves Library Writer-in-Residence program. The premise is simple: writers need a space in which to write ; libraries are the institutions that house the end-result of those writing …

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Gather 2.5

letter_g_88899Remember that snow storm that caused that event to be cancelled? No? Well, here we are trying for another opportunity to get together! GATHER 2.5 will convene on Tuesday, February 24 at 6:00 p.m. MWPA members are encouraged to meet …

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Maine Poetry Express 2015

MPE-PosterThe Maine Poetry Express is an Office of the Maine Poet Laureate initiative led by Wesley McNair.

The Maine Poetry Express is a “whistle-stop” tour of community readings and discussions about poetry in our everyday lives. Each stop features a guest “conductor” who works with the Maine …

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