*****EXCITING NEWS!!!!*****

richard booth

***Two Exciting Announcements****

Firstly, we are delighted to confirm that Richard Booth (a.k.a. the King of Hay) pictured above, has graciously given his name to our non fiction competition.
Hence forth, the competition will be known as The Richard Booth Prize for Non-fiction.

Secondly, we are honoured that the judge for the The Richard Booth Prize for Non-fiction prize in 2014 is Rachel Cooke (pictured below). Critically acclaimed Observer writer and author of Her Brilliant Career: Ten Extraordinary Women of the Fifties – Publisher: Virago (31 Oct 2013) £18.99

rachel cooke

We all feel extremely privileged to have Richard Booth and Rachel Cooke associated with the Hay and District Writers’ Circle.

Richard Booth’s image courtesy of RD.NL
Rachel Cooke’s image courtesy of Manchester Literature Festival 2013


About thehaywriters

The Hay Writers : a highly active & forward thinking writing group based in Hay-on-Wye, the world famous 'Town of Books'. ✍️ In 2019 we celebrated our 40th anniversary.
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