Erotic Poetics with Arielle Greenberg

In anticipation of Valentine’s Day, the MWPA is excited to host “How To Write Poems for Your Lover(s),” a talk and workshop in the art of erotic poetics with the amazing Arielle Greenberg. Skip the red wine and chocolate this year and learn how to craft your beloved an original love poem on Saturday, February 7 from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM. Full details may be found

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In Memoriam: Stuart Gersen

StuartIn this week’s MWPA members-only newsletter The Peavey, we have given the entire issue over to remembering Stuart Gersen—a Maine literary lion and co-owner of Longfellow Books—who passed away this week after waging a fierce battle against cancer. You can read remembrances by several Maine authors HERE. If have a memory of Stuart …

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MWPA’s Gather 2.0

letter_g_88899After the success of MWPA’s inaugural GATHER event in November, we are excited to announce GATHER 2.0 will convene on Wednesday, January 28 at 6:00 p.m. MWPA members are encouraged to meet up with fellow members at locations around Maine for camaraderie and conversation. There’s no agenda to the evening besides getting together with your community of fellow writers to …

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Take Part in TAKE HEART

wesley_mcnairMaine Poet Laureate Wesley McNair has a created an exciting opportunity for readers of the Take Heart poetry column to take part in selecting a poem in 2015:

Do you have a favorite poem that has appeared in this column over the past four years? Please email the title to by February 1, including your name and state location, and explaining in two concise …

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