Calling for Haiku! The MWG Haiku Committee needs Haiku written by MWG members and friends of members by January 15th. We plan to "seed" the community with them and ask people to respond with poems of their own by March 15th. Please send your own work to either Becky Sakellariou (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Maggie Kemp (email@example.com) … Continue reading Calling for Haiku from MWG members and friends!
Saturday, May 24th at 2 p.m. at the Toadstool Bookshop in Peterborough MWG member, Tory McCagg, will be signing and discussing Bittersweet Manor, her new novel. You can learn more about Tory and her novel at http://www.torymccagg.com.
The Mariposa Museum in Peterborough and Monadnock Writers' Group (MWG) will host the second First Friday reading of poetry and prose at the Mariposa on June 6, 2014 at 7 p.m. MWG invites all authors previously published in any MWG publication, including Smoky Quartz and Shadow and Light--A Literary Anthology on Memory to read their MWG … Continue reading MWG Reading at Mariposa Museum
“Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke Winter is finally behind us in New Hampshire, and the spring 2014 issue of Smoky Quartz is now online. Many thanks to the writers and artists who shared their wonderful poetry and artwork in this issue. You can view the … Continue reading Spring 2014 Issue of Smoky Quartz Now Online
AWP’s Donald Hall Prize Winner "Hodgen’s tone occupies a singular place at the intersection of funky wit and true feeling." ~ Billy Collins at Del Rossi’s, Dublin, N.H. Sunday, June 8, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Benefit for Monadnock Writers' Group Endowment Fund $20 (all goes toward the fund ) Reserve your seat now: 603-525-4715 or 563-7195 Introduced … Continue reading An Evening with Poet John Hodgen
*Note: A Treasurer has been found As Tina Rapp announced at the MWG meeting on Saturday, Bob Meagher, is finishing up his role as Treasurer, but will continue as Acting Treasurer until we find a replacement. We are opening our search to all MWG members at this time and actively seeking a replacement for July … Continue reading MWG Treasurer Needed
As part of National Poetry month, NHPR's Sean Hurley has been introducing us to a New Hampshire poet every Friday. Today we hear from Rodger Martin who lives in Hancock. Martin published his latest volume of poetry, The Battlefield Guide, in 2010. http://nhpr.org/post/blame-typewriter-poetry-rodger-martin