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INAUGURAL POEM by WELSEY McNAIR

Inaugural Broadside [11x17]Maine Governor Janet T. Mills requested that former Maine Poet Laureate Wesley McNair write an original poem for her inauguration on January 2, 2019. To honor Governor Mills and McNair and the solemn occasion, the MWPA produced a limited edition, letterpress printed broadside of the poem. In order to share the poem with all Mainers, the MWPA has also created a …

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MWPA GROWS

mwpa-logo-2017-01In Response to Member Survey and Strategic Plan, MWPA Expands Staff   In May, the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance’s board of directors completed a six month-long strategic planning process. The results of this initiative will roll out in 2019 and over the coming years. In anticipation, the organization is excited to announce some immediate …

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AUTUMN’S 10-WEEK MASTERCLASSES

TenThree times a year, the MWPA offers 10-week intensive masterclasses in different genres. The workshops of no more than 12 participants meet weekly for craft lectures and to workshop one another’s manuscripts. In autumn 2018, Ron Currie, Jr. will lead a fiction workshop, Caitlin Shetterly will lead memoir, and Megan Grumbling will lead poetry. 

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MWPA Fall Internship

mwpa-logo-2017-01The MWPA is currently looking for a fall or academic year intern to commit to 8-15 hours per week starting in September through mid-December, or a later date TBD based on the intern’s availability. 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 eager to …

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