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.”

-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 theContinue 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 awardContinue 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 inContinue 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’sContinue 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 wordsContinue reading “-Submission Opportunity: Tiny Friendship Stories”

-Contest: Peterborough Poetry Project for Students

Poetry Contest starts now. Open to students at Conval High School, Peterborough Elementary School (PES), South Meadow School (SMS), The Well School, and Mountain Shadows School. To enter, see peterboroughpoetryproject.org/contests for simple rules & entry form. First 100 entrants will get a free book or bookmark at the Peterborough Book Fair on May 12th. EntriesContinue reading “-Contest: Peterborough Poetry Project for Students”