What We Do
Overall the New Hampshire Writers' Project serves as a resource for writers, publishers, booksellers, literary agents, educators, librarians, and readers. Need support from our community of writers? Contact us.
We host events for writers and readers, including:
- Writers' Day, the largest writing conference in New Hampshire.
- Writers' Night Out, a monthly gathering of writers in regions through out the state.
- NH Writers' Week, a weeklong celebration of the state's vibrant writing community.
- Summer Teen Writers Conference, a weeklong series of classes and workshops for emerging writers
- Three-Minute Fiction Slam, which challenges writers from across the state to compete in a fun contest with cash and prizes.
- Book Clubs for Writers and Poets
- Socials for Writers
- The New Hampshire Write-in
- Hatbox Readings
- The NHWP Critique Partner Match
- Workshops on a variety of topics, ranging from craft to promotion.
We provide services to writers and readers, including:
- The Literary Calendar, which keeps the public up to date about happenings around the state
- The NHWP website, a quality source for tips, leads, interviews, and reviews for Granite State writers
- Scholarships to NH high school and college students
We also a honor New Hampshire's unique literary tradition by hosting the biennial New Hampshire Literary Awards and overseeing the NH Literary Hall of Fame.