MWG Call for Submissions–The Mud Chronicles

MWG is currently working on its seventh print anthology, The Mud Chronicles: A New England Anthology.

The Mud Chronicles: A New England Anthology seeks submissions of poetry, fiction, nonfiction and images from New England writers and those who have a strong connection with the region. We seek work that reveals the transitional essence of “the fifth season” in both physical and emotional landscapes.

Submission Guidelines:

Submission Period is October 1 to December 31, 2017. Please send only previously unpublished work. Send submissions to: mwgmudchronicles@gmail.com

In the subject line of the email include title(s) of work submitted.

In the body of the email please include a short biography statement of no more than 100 words with full name included.

Writing Submissions:

Send up to three poems in one document (individual poems should be on separate pages), or up to 2500 words of fiction or nonfiction (double spaced), in a Word file (.doc/.docx) or Rich Text Format (.rft) attachment in your email. Do not include identifying authorship in the attachment.

Visual Image Submissions:

Submit up to three images in color or black and white. Attached files should be no more than 5 MB each in .jpg format. Do not include identifying authorship in the attachment.

Editorial decisions and notification of acceptance will be made no later than July 1, 2018.

Please note that due to the volume of submissions we will only be sending out notices of acceptance.

If your work is accepted elsewhere before final editorial decisions are made please contact us at monadnockwriters@gmail.com.

Summer 2016 Issue of New England Memories

The Summer 2016 Issue of New England Memories, published by MWG member Linda Thomas, is now online, and features work by MWG members Tina Rapp, Ann Robinson, and Eric Poor, and others. Please visit the site, enjoy this one-year anniversary issue, and consider submitting your work for future issues. Linda welcomes submissions of nonfiction prose, poetry, and artwork for consideration.  All work should focus on and celebrate people, places, and/or events in any of the New England states. Please read the Submission Guidelines at http://www.newenglandmemories.com/submission-guidelines for more information.

Peterborough Town Library Event

Cahaley Markman will give a presentation at the Peterborough Town Library on April 9th at 3:00 p.m.

Cahaley grew up in Peterborough and is currently residing in NYC. She is a writer and has founded a publication that features poetry—and the whole writing process, called Pelorus Press.

For more information, visit the library’s website:

http://peterboroughtownlibrary.org/events/the-process-of-writing-published/

 

 

Fall 2015 Issue of Smoky Quartz

This autumn in New Hampshire has been warm and filled with the vivid colors of the season. We are at peak color now, making it a perfect time to introduce the fall 2015 issue of Smoky Quartz, which is now online.

This issue is as richly hued and varied as the New England woods this time of year. Thank you to the writers and artists who’ve contributed their poetry, prose, and artwork to create such a strong, satisfying issue.

You can view the cover page and table of contents here. We hope you enjoy it!

The editors,

Candace Bergstrom, Sara Miller, Deborah Murphy, Tina Rapp, and Linda Thomas

Spring 2014 Issue of Smoky Quartz Now Online

Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.”

~ Rainer Maria Rilke

Winter is finally behind us in New Hampshire, and the spring 2014 issue of Smoky Quartz  is now online.

Many thanks to the writers and artists who shared their wonderful poetry and artwork in this issue.

You can view the cover page and table of contents here.

We hope you enjoy the issue.

The editors,

Linda J. Thomas

Candace Bergstrom