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SCHOLARSHIP: Fifth Annual Slice Literary Writers’ Conference

SliceThe MWPA is thrilled to announce that in collaboration with Slice Literary, we will offer one full scholarship to an MWPA member to attend the Fifth Annual Slice Literary Writers’ Conference in downtown Brooklyn, New York on September 12 and 13.

The conference’s …

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Gather 4.0

letter_g_88899WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24 at 6:00 p.m.

The MWPA’s GATHER encourages members (and friends!) to meet and mingle up with fellow members in one of several locations around Maine for camaraderie and conversation. There is no agenda …

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WINNERS of the 2015 Maine Literary Awards!

2014 MLA STICKER WINNERDuring an awards ceremony on May 28, 2015 marked by a visit from literary legend Waldo (of Where’s Waldo? fame), live dramatic drum rolls for every winner, dramatic readings from 50 Shades of Grey, and awkward author interviews, the winners of the 2015 Maine Literary Awards were announced!

The

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COMMA CARNAGE! An Oxford Debate on the Oxford Comma

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 the first in a new series of MWPA Oxford Debates: An Oxford Debate on the Oxford Comma.

Arguing in favor of the Oxford Comma is MWPA assistant director Stephen Abbott. Taking a …

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