May 8, 2011
Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance is a thirty-five year old nonprofit organization whose mission is to enrich the cultural life of Maine by supporting writers and the literary arts.
The MWPA produces a quarterly literary trade publication currently titled Maine in Print. The publication has a press run of 3,000. Roughly 1,500 copies are directly mailed to members, while the other half is distributed through bookstores, and other in-state literary outlets, including libraries, universities, nonprofits, and schools across the state.
All information on this organization can be found here:
Maine wasn’t the birthplace of E. B. White, American Essayist and Author, but he resided in North Brooklyn, Maine until his death in 1985.