Local writing groups

Update: October 2017: The writing groups mentioned in this post are currently not meeting at the scheduled times/places. They will be revived if there is interest from enough MWG members. Potential meeting sites include Greenfield Library, Jaffrey Civic Center, Jaffrey Library, and Peterborough Town Library. If you are interested in participating, send an email to … Continue reading Local writing groups

New publication from Roberta Visser

New publication from MWG member Birds Are Calling, Elov! Elov!  poems by Roberta Visser,  illustrated by Rachel Halper These poems let you explore what it means to belong. In this book, Roberta Visser speaks to her new grandson, Ezra, meditating on meaning, belonging, and uncertainties of faith. At times she asks about the mystical, and … Continue reading New publication from Roberta Visser

Children’s Literature Festival, Keene, October 29th

Next Saturday, October 29th, the Keene State College Children’s Literature Festival is celebrating their 40th anniversary. Since 1978, the Festival has brought readers, writers, illustrators and publishers of children’s books together in an on-going conversation about the past, present, and future of this important literary genre. There will be five speakers giving presentations about their writing and … Continue reading Children’s Literature Festival, Keene, October 29th

Benefit for the Poetry Society of New Hampshire

A Granite State Evening With Poet Laureates: Chard deNiord, Vermont Poet Laureate Alice Fogel, New Hampshire Poet Laureate Sydney Lea, Vermont Poet Laureate emeritus at The Common Man Restaurant, Plymouth, N.H. Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 7:45 p.m. Complimentary music by N.H. poet/musician Bob Moore Benefit for the Poetry Society of New Hampshire’s Walter Butts Poet … Continue reading Benefit for the Poetry Society of New Hampshire

National Novel Writing Month 2017

National Novel Writing Month is a free, annual, Internet-based creatve writing project that challenges participants to write 50,000 words from November 1 until the deadline at 11:59 PM on November 30. Sign up at http://nanowrimo.org. The website provides participants with tips and an online community of support. Come work on your NaNoWriMo novel at Greenfield's … Continue reading National Novel Writing Month 2017