Gather 3.0

letter_g_88899Wednesday, April 29 at 6:00 p.m. 

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Michael Macklin Scholarship for Young Maine Writers

MacklinIn May 2012 the MWPA and Maine poetry lost a dear friend when Michael Macklin passed away unexpectedly while chaperoning a group of students at the New England Young Writers Conference. The MWPA teamed with the University of Maine Farmington’s Longfellow Young Writers’ Workshop—which will be held July 12-18 this year—and created the Michael Macklin Scholarship for Young Maine Writers. The full …

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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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