Call for Submissions: Poetry in the Pines

Call for Submissions Deadline: April 7, 2023 Submission Guidelines: Contest is open to everyone Theme is “Nature in New England” Submit up to 3 previously unpublished poems Limit poems to 8 lines or less Submit poems to: monadnockwriters@gmail.com If submitted as an attachment, poet's name should be visible on the document Cathedral of the Pines … Continue reading Call for Submissions: Poetry in the Pines

Poetry Book of the Year contest for PSNH Members

Poetry Society of New Hampshire Best Poetry Book of the Year Award for Members For the first time ever the Poetry Society of New Hampshire will be conducting a Best Poetry Book of the Year contest for members. Here are the rules. Please read them carefully: The book must be a first edition published in … Continue reading Poetry Book of the Year contest for PSNH Members

Call for Poets: Deadline Monday, December 7th

Dear poets! To celebrate New Hampshire's poets, state poet laureate Alexandria Peary is conducting a Poetry Census. Alex seeks information on NH residents who've published poetry in 2021. She's hosting a virtual-champagne-popping celebration of poets and their publications the last week of December (TBA). If you've published a poetry book or chapbook or had a … Continue reading Call for Poets: Deadline Monday, December 7th

Penning the Pandemic

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

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

-3 Minute Fiction Slam

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

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 award … Continue reading George Duncan Essay Contest

-Poetry in the Pines: “Nature in New England” Summer Poetry Contest 2019

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

-Tips from the submission event by Kate McIntyre

*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

-Submission Opportunity: Tiny Friendship Stories

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