Who is the Maryland Writers' Association?
Founded in March 1988, the Maryland Writers' Association (MWA) is a voluntary, not-for-profit, state-wide association supported by the Maryland State Arts Council and dedicated to supporting the art, business, and craft of writing in all its forms and encouraging and mentoring Maryland writers, poets, playwrights, and authors.
MWA strives to:
MWA's diverse membership ranges from professional freelancers and published authors, to writers aspiring to be published and those who write as a creative outlet.Members produce both nonfiction and fiction, including novels, short stories, poetry, plays, scripts, speeches, feature articles, and essays. Some work in specific genres such as romance, science fiction, thriller, fantasy, children's literature, travel writing, or biography.
- Bring together aspiring, emerging, and established writers of all genres and disciplines
- Serve as an information and networking resource
- Help members make contacts that lead to publication
- Encourage writers to reach their full potential, and
- Promote writing within Maryland communities
MWA sponsors activities that benefit the community and encourage the creative growth of Maryland's citizens. We are always open to new ideas and we welcome volunteers who wish to launch or help with community efforts.
To learn more about the MVA, please go to: www.marylandwriters.org
To find out about or attend a local chapter meeting please email Flo McCahon at firstname.lastname@example.org