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 Laureate Fund, (a 501 (c)3 charitable organization) $20 suggested donation (all goes toward the endowment).

Reserve your seat now: 603-525-4715

Limited seating, pre-talk, private dinner and music with the laureates, 6 p.m.

For dinner prices with three laureates call Rodger Martin, 603-525-4715.


National Novel Writing Month

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 The website provides participants with tips and an online community of support.

Come work on your NaNoWriMo novel at Greenfield’s Stephenson Memorial Library!  It is a registered write-in location for NaNoWriMo.  All writers are invited to this welcoming space to “write-in” while enjoying free WI-Fi and free coffee or tea.

Stephenson Memorial Library
761 Forest Road
Greenfield, NH 03047

Library Hours:

Tuesday 2- 6 pm — QUIET hours, fondly called Shush-day!

Wednesday 10 am – 8 pm

Thursday 2 – 8 pm

Friday 2 – 6 pm

Saturday 10 am – 4 pm

For more information, contact Julie Perrin at the Stephenson Memorial Library, 603-547-2790 or email


Summer 2016 Issue of New England Memories

The Summer 2016 Issue of New England Memories, published by MWG member Linda Thomas, is now online, and features work by MWG members Tina Rapp, Ann Robinson, and Eric Poor, and others. Please visit the site, enjoy this one-year anniversary issue, and consider submitting your work for future issues. Linda welcomes submissions of nonfiction prose, poetry, and artwork for consideration.  All work should focus on and celebrate people, places, and/or events in any of the New England states. Please read the Submission Guidelines at for more information.

September 17th MWG Meeting at MacDowell Colony

For a second year, Monadnock Writers’ Group will meet at the MacDowell Colony’s Savidge Library in September, thanks to the generosity of the MacDowell staff and the willingness of two current writers in residence to share their process and work with us. It’s a grand way to start, being at the celebrated artists’ colony that has supported so many artists, composers, playwrights, poets and writers over the years! You can find detailed directions to the MacDowell Colony (100 High Street, Peterborough, NH) and information about where to park on the Program Calendar page.