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Preserving Women’s Voices

UNE History Professor Dr. Elizabeth DeWolfe recently published an article in Maine Women Magazine highlighting the Maine Women Writers Collection, founders Grace A. Dow and Dorothy M. Healy and their vision to collect and preserve the often overlooked and undervalued literary works of women. Read her article at

Libraries & The Poets Who Love Them

Libraries & The Poets Who Love Them

December 1, 2021

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


A Poetry Reading Sponsored by the Maine Women Writers Collection. Join four Poet/Librarians in celebration of the union between poetry and libraries.  Julia Bouwsma — Library Director for Webster Library Margaret Yocom — Founder of the Northern Virginia Folklife Archive Emma Gibbon — Adult Services Librarian, Topsham Public Library   Jefferson Navicky – Archivist, Maine Women Writers Collection […]

Welcoming New Curator

We welcome Sarah as the Curator of the Maine Women Writers Collection. Sarah served as the Senior Curator of Collections and Research at the Denison University Museum in Ohio for the past ten years. She received her M.L.I.S from Kent State University and her History of Art M.A. from Bristol University. Though trained in a broad […]