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Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance Announces Literary Award Winners

on Fri, 06/01/2012 - 16:25


2012 Maine Literary Awards 

Book Award for Fiction 
Sarah Braunstein 
The Sweet Relief of Missing Children 

Book Award for Crime Fiction 
Paul Doiron 

Book Award for Nonfiction 
Colin Woodard 
American Nations 

John N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction 
Carl Little 
Eric Hopkins: Above and Beyond 

Book Award for Memoir 
Susan Conley 
The Foremost Good Fortune 

Book Award for Poetry 
Preston H. Hood 
The Hallelujah of Listening 

Book Award for Young Adult 
Donn Fendler with co-author Lynn Plourde 
Lost Trail 

Book Award for Children’s 
Barbara Walsh 
Sammy in the Sky 

Book Award for

Poet Charles Pratt Passes Away

on Fri, 06/01/2012 - 15:17

Longtime NHWP member poet Charles Wolsey Pratt passed away peacefully on May 27, 2012, surrounded by his family. Our condolences to his family and friends. See The Boston Globe obituary HERE.  

FULL SCHEDULE for Berlin Book Festival: Reading, 'Riting and Retail with Fritz Wetherbee on May 19

on Tue, 05/15/2012 - 16:17

Book sales will be begin at 10 a.m. under the tent. Many authors will be available to sign their work. Book appraisals run 10:30 to 1:30 p.m.
9 a.m. Writing non-fiction workshop, with David Taylor Moore ( of Berlin and White Mountains Community College. He will discuss research techniques and will include discussion on the Battle of Richmond and the search for Confederate gold.

Moore is the author of Moore’s Civil War Reference, a day-by-day chronological listing of America’s Civil War, which took over 10 years to complete and contains 6,300-plus landscaped pages.

QUOTABLE: “We don’t care in our interview if the book is self-published or not.”

on Wed, 01/25/2012 - 20:22

“We don’t care in our interview if the book is self-published or not.”—Mike Morin, presenter, On-Air: Interviewing for Radio, Television, and Community TV at NHWP’s Author School

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Unless otherwise indicated, all locations are in New Hampshire.

February 4, 2014, Enfield:  Storyteller and author Rebecca Rule will share some stories she has collected about New Hampshire’s history and will invite members to contribute stories of their own. At 7 p.m., Enfield Community Center (632-4675).

February, 11, 2014, Portsmouth: As part of Writers on a New England Stage, B.J. Novak, one of writers of the TV series The Office, will read from his debut fiction collection, One More Thing: Stories and Other

Two new webinars coming up!

Check this out. Two more online webinars on the internet, coming your way in August:

Wednesday, August 9 - 12-1 pm - Awakening the Monster: How to Edit Your Book Manuscript, with Jeff Deck

Monday, August 21 - 7-8 pm - Clever as a Cat and Working Like a Dog: How to Create a Stir Before Your Book's Launch, with Ann Garvin

$10 for NHWP members, $25 for nonmembers. Learn more and register on our workshops page!


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