A new anthology of poetry, prose, theater and essays by the Monadnock Writers Group Penning the Pandemic will be available in September at Toadstool Books in Peterborough or any other online or brick-and-mortar retail bookseller. Copies at a discounted price will be available at the monthly meetings of the MWG. The creative writing in this … Continue reading Penning the Pandemic
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 now closed to submissions. The contest will be back in 2022.
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
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
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
*We recently held an event where several experts explained how to submit your work. Here is one of the handouts from the event: Submit Your Work to a Literary Magazine! Tips from Kate McIntyre, managing editor of The Worcester Review, katemcintyrewriting.com. • Be sure your piece is absolutely ready to submit. Once it’s published, it’s … Continue reading -Tips from the submission event by Kate McIntyre
Tiny Friendship Stories Performed at The Thing in Spring, Peterborough NH Sunday June 9, 1 pm on the Toadstool lawn, free Firelight is thrilled for our next project, TINY FRIENDSHIP STORIES, to be performed at The Thing in the Spring. You are invited to write and submit a tiny story about Friendship -- 100 words … Continue reading -Submission Opportunity: Tiny Friendship Stories
Susan Wadsworth has developed an exhibition of her art that will be displayed in the Jaffrey Civic Center. She is looking for people to write poems to go along with the art. The poems are due by April 15. Learn more here: http://susanwadsworthworksonpaper.com/plea-for-poets/
The Monadnock Writers' Group would like to announce the Six Word Story Project. Write a story using only six words. For example: For sale, baby shoes, never worn. Submit up to 3 stories. Submissions are due March 31, 2019 and should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. The winner will be announced at the April MWG meeting.
Smoky Quartz is open for submissions from October 1, 2018 - January 15, 2019 for the Spring 2019 issue. Work received after January 15th will be considered for an upcoming issue. We welcome submissions from new, emerging, and established writers and artists. Please send us your best work! Learn more and submit here: https://smokyquartz.org