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

Update: MWG’s November 20th Meeting

Dear members and friends of MWG, Given concerns about the rising cases of COVID-19 in the Monadnock Region, the MWG Board has added two more safety precautions for the in-person November 20th meeting at the Peterborough Town Library at 9:45 AM. In addition to masks being required inside the library: the meeting will be held in … Continue reading Update: MWG’s November 20th Meeting

Reminder: MWG Meeting at PTL this Saturday the 18th

September 18, 2021: Guest Speaker - Celia Rabinowitz Location: Peterborough Town Library Our meeting begins at 9:45 and continues to about 11:45. Masks are required at the library. Family, documents, silence, and history: Writing about ourselves and others Celia Rabinowitz is Dean of Mason Library and Interim Director of the Cohen Center for Holocaust and … Continue reading Reminder: MWG Meeting at PTL this Saturday the 18th

Coming in February: Three -Minute Fiction Slam!

Three-Minute Fiction: This popular event is returning in 2021, both to the Monadnock area and state-wide. The NH Writers Project has not yet announced its schedule for a state-wide contest but MWG will sponsor a preliminary round on February 6, 2021. To enter, you must read an original story via Zoom on February 6, 2021. … Continue reading Coming in February: Three -Minute Fiction Slam!

Winter 2021 Meeting Updates

Due to the continually changing COVID-19 situation, MWG's monthly meetings for winter and spring of 2021 will be virtual or, if possible, outdoors. Please join our mailing list or check our Facebook page for live updates. Penning the Pandemic, our anthology of COVID-19 related prose and poetry by authors from around the world, is available … Continue reading Winter 2021 Meeting Updates

MWG Meeting Updates

General Meetings The Monadnock Writers’ Group normally meets every month from September through June, 9:45 to 11:45 a.m. The Speaker Series is open to the public and free of charge. Our speakers are instructive and inspirational for writers of all literary forms, genres, and levels of experience. Fall 2020 – "Writers’ Night In" Zoom meetings. … Continue reading MWG Meeting Updates

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