New Hampshire Critique Groups

NH- Lakes Region- Herbon Writers, you're invited! Join a critique group for PB, MG, YA in Hebron on the first Wednesday of every month at 10:00. We'll improve our manuscripts through peer review and support each other on our writing journeys. All levels of experience are welcome! Email your host Sarena Mason at Bring your work and let's have coffee and chat writing!

NH – Montague/Greenfield Area Calling writers of all types of children's books. Join us in the Montague/Greenfield area, accessible to southern NH and VT. We are meeting on the third Tuesday of the month at Carnegie Library in Turners Falls. Contact Nell Wright at

NH - Portsmouth A Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Critique Group is starting up in Portsmouth NH for picture book creators. This group will meet once a month (at a yet-to-be-determined location) in Portsmouth on Thursday evenings from 6-8 pm. The group is open to all serious and aspiring writers and illustrators of children¹s picture books. The purpose will be to share a work in progress and receive constructive feedback in a safe and caring environment. Contact Cindy Matthews at

NH - Souhegan Valley - Milford Our critique group meets the fourth Friday of the month at the Wadleigh Library in Milford, NH, usually in the A-V room. Open to all genres picture books, middle grade or ya (fiction or non-fiction) and all levels of experience. We have one evening satellite group that is presently closed, and would like to start another for those who cannot attend during the day. Contact Sally Wilkins at for more information.