The Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance will hold two writing workshops this winter.

On Saturday, Jan. 20, three-time Lupine Award winner Jennifer Jacobson will teach Seize the Reader, a YA/Middle Grade workshop, at Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St. This workshop has a wait list.

On Saturday, Feb. 17, Maine Literary Award winner Megan Grumbling will teach the poetry workshop Metric Infusions at Belfast Free Library, 106 High St.

The MWPA is offering one full scholarship for each workshop. Advance registration is required to attend. For more information and to register, visit Questions may be directed to 228-8263 or

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or