New MWG Anthology: The MWG requests submissions for an anthology on the theme of “Coping with COVID.” All of us have been affected by the peculiar and unprecedented problems of the current pandemic. Has your writing addressed it yet? 1. Submissions are open to anyone writing in any genre - including memoir, poetry, essay, science … Continue reading -Coping with COVID Anthology Submissions Open
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 Open!
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
Help us to be ever faithful gardeners of the spirit, who know that without darkness nothing comes to birth, and without light nothing flowers. ~ May Sarton Leaving its two-year hibernation behind, Smoky Quartz celebrates its return with a poetry-packed Spring 2019 issue. Twenty-three poems contributed by eleven poets take us from formal to free … Continue reading -New! Smoky Quartz – Spring 2019 Issue
The Monadnock Writers’ Group is pleased to announce an hour of readings from their new publication: The Mud Chronicles: A New England Anthology. Come to the lower level of the Peterborough Town Library on Friday, April 5th from 5:30 to 6:30 to hear poetry, short stories, and memories of all things related to New Hampshire’s … Continue reading -Celebrate Mud Season with Local Authors – Mud Chronicles Reading
The buy link for The Mud Chronicles is live! (Note they won't process orders until January) The Mud Chronicles is also available at the Peterborough Toadstool today, the other Toadstools soon. You can also pick up a copy at the Monadnock Writers Group monthly meetings. Many thanks to the editorial team!
The Mud Chronicles: A New England Anthology is in the final phase of production and will be printed in the coming weeks. An update to contributors will be sent out soon with information about receiving contributor copies and the publication’s launch. Copies of the Mud Chronicles will be available for purchase on the Monadnock Writers’ … Continue reading -December Update: The Mud Chronicles
The Mud Chronicles: A New England Anthology is moving forward and heading into the book design and production phase the first week of October. We will keep contributors updated about the estimated date of publication as the process moves forward. Our hope is to have the anthology in hand by mid-November. If contributors have any … Continue reading -Mud Chronicles Update