The Monadnock Writers Group and the Mariposa Museum will present an evening of short readings from “The Mud Chronicles: A New England Anthology,” on Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

“The Mud Chronicles” includes works of poetry, fiction, nonfiction and images of New England from writers who have a strong connection to the region.

Since 1984, Monadnock Writers Group has provided support to writers at all levels and in all genres in a friendly, informal environment. The group also works to raise awareness of the literary talent in the Monadnock Region and promote reading and publishing opportunities for local authors.

The readings from “The Mud Chronicles” will be held at the Mariposa Museum, 26 Main St., Peterborough. Copies of the anthology will be available for purchase. Admission is free but contributions in support of the Mariposa Museum are welcome.