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
The Director of the Master of Fine Arts Program (MFA) at Pine Manor College has selected the work of three Monadnock Region poets to be placed upon trail markers at Cathedral of the Pines in Rindge for hikers to peruse as they contemplate nature. Meg Kearney of New Ipswich, director of the Pine Manor College … Continue reading -Poetry in the Pines: Cathedral of the Pines and the Monadnock Writers Group announce winners of the first “Poetry in the Pines” Competition, Reception
The three winners for the Nature in New England Spring Poetry Contest have been selected. Thank you to everyone who sent in a submission. Thank you to Meg Kearney for judging for us! Haiku I Long hemlock fingers Wave to nearby cardinals —Come in from the snow! Haiku II Barely a ripple Full moon waits … Continue reading -Poetry in the Pines: “Nature in New England” Spring Poetry Contest Winners