-Notes from the MWG Meeting 9/21/19

Here are my highly unscientific notes from our meeting. Feel free to add something that spoke to you in the comments! Poetry Bridging Continents Event, Oct 28-31 MWG members have no charge for events but do email Roger or Maura to get on the list https://www.nec.edu/events/poetry-bridging-continents-a-poetry-reading-of-chinese-and-american-poets/ Smoky quartz has rolling submissions https://smokyquartz.org/ Fall in Love … Continue reading -Notes from the MWG Meeting 9/21/19

September Quill

We have released the first issue of the Monadnock Writers' Group newsletter for our 2019-2020 program year: https://monadnockwriters.files.wordpress.com/2019/09/the-quill-2019-9.pdf Note that our first meeting will be held at the MacDowell Colony on September 21. This venue always provides an exciting start to our programs, featuring presentations from two of the current MacDowell Fellows. Also note that … Continue reading September Quill

-Writerly Event: Peterborough Players Playwright-Director Downtown at Mariposa Museum for First Friday

Join the Peterborough Players at the Mariposa Museum for First Friday in August. Playwright and Director, Charles Morey, will give a peek behind the curtain at the process of writing, and then directing his upcoming play Dumas’ Camille. Mr. Morey is the author of eleven produced plays. Figaro was commissioned and produced Off-Broadway by the … Continue reading -Writerly Event: Peterborough Players Playwright-Director Downtown at Mariposa Museum for First Friday

-Member News: Carl Mabbs-Zeno Releases A Witness Too Silent

Have you tired of hearing me claim I am writing a novel, several novels, just not willing to to do the busy work of getting them published? Well, I am tired of making the claim so I finally did the busy work. I expect one to be released each month this summer. The first is … Continue reading -Member News: Carl Mabbs-Zeno Releases A Witness Too Silent

-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

-New! Smoky Quartz – Spring 2019 Issue

Help us to be ever faithful gardeners of the spirit, who know that without darkness nothing comes to birth, and without light nothing flowers. ~ May Sarton Leaving its two-year hibernation behind, Smoky Quartz celebrates its return with a poetry-packed Spring 2019 issue. Twenty-three poems contributed by eleven poets take us from formal to free … Continue reading -New! Smoky Quartz – Spring 2019 Issue