Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance

Founded in 1975, the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance (MWPA) is a nonprofit membership organization that works to enrich the literary life and culture of Maine. We are the only statewide organization solely devoted to supporting and promoting Maine’s writers, publishers, booksellers, and literary professionals.

Become an official member of the MWPA at

This Facebook group is a place for open dialogue among writers, readers, publishers, and lovers of Maine’s literary arts. Please share anything writing related--your news about publications, reviews, upcoming free events and readings, thoughts and questions about your writing, ideas on the craft of writing and the writing life, etc.

- Please refrain from making personally attacking or mean spirited posts or comments.

- Please do not post advertisements. If advertisements are posted on the MWPA Facebook group page, they will be removed by the page’s administrators and the group member making the posts will be warned. If the posts continue, the group member will be removed.

- While the MWPA post its own organizational events, workshops, programs, and writing retreats on this group page, we ask that other organizations please not post fee-based events on this group page.

Joshua Bodwell, Executive Director
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