George Duncan Essay Contest now closed to submissions. The contest will be back in 2022.

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 awardContinue reading “George Duncan Essay Contest now closed to submissions. The contest will be back in 2022.”

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 awardContinue 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 onlineContinue 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 hallContinue 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”

-New! Smoky Quartz – Spring 2019 Issue

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 freeContinue reading “-New! Smoky Quartz – Spring 2019 Issue”

-Celebrate Mud Season with Local Authors – Mud Chronicles Reading

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’sContinue reading “-Celebrate Mud Season with Local Authors – Mud Chronicles Reading”

-The Mud Chronicles Launch

We’re hoping to see many of you this coming Thursday (24th) at The Mud Chronicles Launch that will take place from 5-7 at the New England Room in the Danforth Library at New England College in Henniker, NH. You are all welcome to come at any time during those hours. We’ll have refreshments! Directions toContinue reading “-The Mud Chronicles Launch”

– Another December Update: Mud Chronicles is coming Saturday!

Word out on the street is that The Mud Chronicles are here, and will be present for our meeting Saturday! Join us at the Peterborough Town Library at 10 am to see the beauty of this latest anthology from Monadnock Writers’ Group. ALSO you can read to us, about 700 words, in your 5 minutesContinue reading “– Another December Update: Mud Chronicles is coming Saturday!”