MWPA Writing Workshop with 2017 MLA Winner in Washington County

Photo: Mira Ptacin


The Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance (MWPA) is excited to announce an upcoming workshop on writing a memoir at the Cobscook Community Center in Trescott.

 On Saturday, August 26, Mira Ptacin, whose book “Poor Your Life” won the 2017 Maine Literary Award for Memoir, will teach “A Slice of Life,” a workshop focused on developing the skills essential to great memoir writing. The workshop will run from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

 The MWPA is proud to offer one full scholarship for this workshop. Advance registration is required to attend.

 For more information on workshop descriptions, instructor biography, and registration fees, visit the MWPA website at Questions may be directed to 207-228-8263 or