-3 Minute Fiction Slam

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

George Duncan Essay Contest

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

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

-Poetry in the Pines: Cathedral of the Pines and the Monadnock Writers Group announce winners of the “Poetry in the Pines” Competition, Reception 2019

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

-Poetry in the Pines: “Nature in New England” Summer Poetry Contest 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

-Writerly Event: Submit or Submerge

Submit or Submerge? Three Editors Speak on the current status of submission letters in today's publication world. Rodger Martin, co-editor of The Granite State Poetry Series; Kate McIntyre, Managing Editor for The Worcester Review (also for The Missouri Review), and novelist/journalist Eric Poor. The program will be on Tuesday evening, 7 pm, May 28th at … Continue reading -Writerly Event: Submit or Submerge

-Local event: Peterborough Book Fair

Monadnock Writers' Group will have a table at the Peterborough Book Fair - May 12, 2019 at the Peterborough NH Community Center - 25 Elm Street from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Antiquarian booksellers. Used & rare books. Local authors with new books. Preview of new book "Iron Roads of the Monadnock Region, 1843-2017." Special … Continue reading -Local event: Peterborough Book Fair

-Contest: Peterborough Poetry Project for Students

Poetry Contest starts now. Open to students at Conval High School, Peterborough Elementary School (PES), South Meadow School (SMS), The Well School, and Mountain Shadows School. To enter, see peterboroughpoetryproject.org/contests for simple rules & entry form. First 100 entrants will get a free book or bookmark at the Peterborough Book Fair on May 12th. Entries … Continue reading -Contest: Peterborough Poetry Project for Students

-Writerly Event: Poetry Benefit for the Walter Butts Poet Laureate Fund

AWP’s 2005 Donald Hall Prize-Winning Poet John Hodgen: at The Common Man Restaurant, Concord, N.H. Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 7:30 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) $25 suggested donation (all goes toward the endowment) Reserve … Continue reading -Writerly Event: Poetry Benefit for the Walter Butts Poet Laureate Fund