Eric Poor spent 17 years working as a reporter for the award-winning newspaper The Monadnock Ledger, now known as The Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, a twice-weekly community newspaper. During his newspaper career he won numerous writing awards from the New Hampshire Press Association (NHPA).
Now retired from the deadlines of newspaper reporting he is working on a novel and writes occasional poems. He is a member of the Monadnock Writers Group and serves on its board of directors. He is also an EMT and the photographer and public information officer for Rindge Fire and Rescue. He is a member of the Rindge Conservation Commission and serves on the Contoocook and North Branch Rivers Local Advisory Committee.