General Meetings 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. Fall 2020 – "Writers’ Night In" Zoom meetings. … Continue reading MWG Meeting Updates
Opportunities to Help Run the Monadnock Writers’ Group: The position of Treasurer will be open starting in June. This is an unusual opportunity to become part of the MWG leadership. Express your interest to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A new anthology of poetry, prose, theater and essays by the Monadnock Writers Group Penning the Pandemic will be available in September at Toadstool Books in Peterborough or any other online or brick-and-mortar retail bookseller. Copies at a discounted price will be available at the monthly meetings of the MWG. The creative writing in this … Continue reading Penning the Pandemic
General Meetings Due to the social constraints recommended to limit spread of COVID-19, our scheduled meeting for April is cancelled. April 6 - cancelled No Writers’ Night Out April 18 General meeting - cancelled April 18 MWG Board meeting via ZOOM MWG members may go http://www.monadnockwriters.org/ for details on joining us on line. (coming soon)
On February 1 at 10 am in the Peterborough Town Library, the Monadnock Writers’ Group will sponsor a preliminary round of the statewide 3-Minute Fiction Slam competition. The competition is open to anyone to read three minutes of original fiction to our panel of judges. The Peterborough winner will be invited to read at the … Continue reading -3 Minute Fiction Slam
The Monadnock Writers’ Group is pleased to announce a high school essay contest established to honor the memory of George Duncan. George was an award-winning marketing copywriter and author, and an avid writer of political commentary. He served as President of the Monadnock Writers’ Group (MWG) and was a long-time board member. MWG will award … Continue reading George Duncan Essay Contest
SMOKY QUARTZ: On the Road Celebrating Local Poetry and Prose THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21st 6:30 – 7:30 P.M. Hosted by INGALLS MEMORIAL LIBRARY 203 Main Street, Rindge, New Hampshire Relax with a cup of coffee while listening to works by some of the Monadnock region’s finest writers. This event is sponsored by Smoky Quartz, the online … Continue reading -Smoky Quartz: On the Road
On September 22, the winning entries in our summer poetry contest were permanently placed on the trail at Cathedral of the Pines in Rindge alongside last year’s winners. Our judge, Tim Mayo (pictured here), read an intriguing selection of his poetry. The contest winners and other finalists also read their poems in the meeting hall … Continue reading -Poetry in the Pines: Cathedral of the Pines and the Monadnock Writers Group announce winners of the “Poetry in the Pines” Competition, Reception 2019
Monadnock Writers' Group and Cathedral of the Pines in Rindge announce a Summer Poetry Contest for anyone who enjoys the Monadnock Region. Poet Tim Mayo will judge final submissions The three winning poems will be displayed on the trails at Cathedral of the Pines in Rindge. A reading of winning poems will be held in … Continue reading -Poetry in the Pines: “Nature in New England” Summer Poetry Contest 2019
We have our winners for the Six Word Story Project! Six Word Story Winners First Place: Martin F. Danahy - There's always, yet never, another now. Second Place (tied): Lynda Mabbs-Zeno - Childless daughter becomes mother to mother. Second Place (tied): Cynthia Sue Martel - Hush. Sirens are headed our way.