Due to the social constraints recommended to limit spread of COVID-19, our scheduled meeting for May is cancelled. The Monadnock Writers’ Group normally meets every month from September through June, 9:45 to 11:45 a.m. The Speaker Series is open to the public and free of charge. Our speakers are instructive and inspirational for writers of all literary forms, genres, and levels of experience.
May 4 – Writers’ Night Out cancelled
Writers’ Night Out normally is the first Monday of each month, 7:00 p.m. to about 9:00 p.m., except July, September, and January (when the first Monday often conflicts with holidays). This is a social gathering of writers at Brady’s American Grill in Peterborough, located a mile north of Peterborough center on U.S. 202 (Concord Street) in Brady’s Plaza.
May 9 General meeting – cancelled
June 20 General Meeting Online
Because of Covid-19 and the closure of the Peterborough Library for renovations, the Monadnock Writers Group will be hosting its annual June read-around using Zoom. You will not need a specialized app to join the meeting, just a computer with camera, microphone and access to e-mail. Most laptops come with camera and microphone.
For details on how to join the meeting, send an email to submit by June 15. Put RSVP in the subject line of the email. In the body of the email, include your full name, your email address, and the town of residence. State whether you would like to read a selection of your writing no longer than ten minutes. The host will email you simple instructions with a Zoom link by June 19. Just click that link a few minutes before 10:00 on June 20, and you’ll be ready to go!
Election of MWG Board Members: The term of office for four members of the MWG Board will end this June: Denny Caldwell (Treasurer), Carl Mabbs-Zeno (Secretary). Ann Day and Maura MacNeil. A term lasts two years. There are eight Board members.
Nominations for election to the Board may be made until May 15. For MWG members to nominate themselves or others, they should contact Maura MacNeil (you can email the site).
Carl, Ann and Maura will run for re-election. Bill Bryk has been nominated for the Board and for the Treasurer position.
The slate of candidates and their brief biographies will be published in the June Quill. Voting will be done via Survey Monkey in June.