Reminder: MWG Meeting at PTL this Saturday the 18th

September 18, 2021: Guest Speaker – Celia Rabinowitz Location: Peterborough Town Library Our meeting begins at 9:45 and continues to about 11:45. Masks are required at the library. Family, documents, silence, and history: Writing about ourselves and others Celia Rabinowitz is Dean of Mason Library and Interim Director of the Cohen Center for Holocaust andContinue reading “Reminder: MWG Meeting at PTL this Saturday the 18th”

Coming in February: Three -Minute Fiction Slam!

Three-Minute Fiction: This popular event is returning in 2021, both to the Monadnock area and state-wide. The NH Writers Project has not yet announced its schedule for a state-wide contest but MWG will sponsor a preliminary round on February 6, 2021. To enter, you must read an original story via Zoom on February 6, 2021.Continue reading “Coming in February: Three -Minute Fiction Slam!”

Winter 2021 Meeting Updates

Due to the continually changing COVID-19 situation, MWG’s monthly meetings for winter and spring of 2021 will be virtual or, if possible, outdoors. Please join our mailing list or check our Facebook page for live updates. Penning the Pandemic, our anthology of COVID-19 related prose and poetry by authors from around the world, is availableContinue reading “Winter 2021 Meeting Updates”

-In Memory of George Duncan

George Duncan passed away peacefully at home on March 19, 2018, at the age of 82. He was a dedicated and generous member of MWG for over ten years. George served on the Board of Directors, first as president, and then as public relations officer. His ideas led to new community outreach events, such asContinue reading “-In Memory of George Duncan”

-Workshop by Christian McEwen

WORLD ENOUGH & TIME: On Creativity & Slowing Down Facilitated by Christian McEwen She was someone who could not be rushed. This seems like a small thing. But it is actually a very amazing quality, a very ancient one…She went about her business as if she could live forever, and forever was very very long.Continue reading “-Workshop by Christian McEwen”

-A Granite State Evening of Laureates Reading Laureates

At the Common Man Restaurant, Concord, N.H. Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 7:45 p.m.   Alice Fogel, New Hampshire Poet Laureate reads Charles Simic, U.S. Poet Laureate 2007-2008 **** Marie Harris, New Hampshire Poet Laureate emeritus reads Donald Hall, U.S. Poet Laureate 2006-2007 **** Mike Nelson, Portsmouth Poet Laureate reads Richard Eberhart, U.S. Poet Laureate 1959-1961 ****Continue reading “-A Granite State Evening of Laureates Reading Laureates”

-NH Writers’ Project Events

The NH Writers’ Project has many wonderful events planned this month! A webinar on Monday, October 9th at 7:00 PM.  James Patrick Kelly presents “Hooking Your Readers: The Critical First 250 Words of Your Story”.  Sign up at The submission deadline for Hatbox Theator is also October 9th. More information and the submission guidelines can be foundContinue reading “-NH Writers’ Project Events”

-Poetry Bridging Continents Event

The Magic of Monadnock: Poetry Bridging Continents October 9 – 12, 2017, Keene State College, Mason Library Keene State College, Cheshire County Historical Society, and Monadnock State Park will be hosting at least six pastoral poets from China and the US for a weeklong festival of how geography influences poetry. All sessions and readings are openContinue reading “-Poetry Bridging Continents Event”

-MWG Call for Submissions–The Mud Chronicles

MWG is currently working on its seventh print anthology, The Mud Chronicles: A New England Anthology. The Mud Chronicles: A New England Anthology seeks submissions of poetry, fiction, nonfiction and images from New England writers and those who have a strong connection with the region. We seek work that reveals the transitional essence of “the fifthContinue reading “-MWG Call for Submissions–The Mud Chronicles”