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Hay Festival Fun and More Prize Winning Poetry.
Hay Festival! The sun is out, the marquees are thronging, the bookshops are primed and there’s a real buzz about the town. Yes, the vibe is unmistakable, it’s Hay Festival time again! Hay Writers’ Circle is extremely grateful to the … Continue reading
We Have A Winner! 2023 HWC Poetry Prize – The Results.
We are delighted to announce the results of the Hay Writers Circle Poetry Competition 2023. This popular competition again received a good number of entries from both inside and outside Hay Writers’ Circle and we very much welcome external interest … Continue reading
Hay Festival 2023 & Just A Few Days Left To Enter Our Poetry Competition.
– EVENT – Join us at Hay-on-Wye for a Festival to remember, 25 May-4 June. Everyone is most welcome. The full programme of 600+ events is now out. CLICK HERE to go direct to the wonderful Hay Festival website! CLICK HERE to … Continue reading
*New* Historical Fiction Workshop plus a Prize Short Story from Naomi Parsons.
*NEW* Historical Fiction Workshop with Dr Alan Bilton, 3rd Prize Short Story by Naomi Parsons and submissions now open for our 2023 Poetry Competition – 1st Prize £100.00. Continue reading
*STOP PRESS* Judge and Details Announced for Hay Writers Poetry Competition, 2023.
Submissions are now invited for our annual Poetry Competition with £100 first prize, and we are delighted to announce the judge for 2023 is the wonderful Alex Josephy. Continue reading
Winner of the 2022 Frances Copping Memorial Prize for Fiction Announced
We are excited to announce the results of our 2022 Frances Copping Memorial Prize for Fiction Competition, named in fond remembrance of our Lifetime President who sadly passed away in 2020…. Continue reading
Workshop – Simple Words to Moving Pictures: the art of the screenplay.
We are excited to announce details of a new workshop event taking place next month. Date : Monday 6th March.Time : 11am – 4pm (bring own packed lunch)Location : Threshing Barn, Llwyn Celyn, NP7 7ND (Landmark Trust property)Booking – Tickets … Continue reading
Year Starts on a High!
As we plough headlong into the third week of the new year, we are delighted to relay some news. Hay Writers’ Circle member, Alan Oberman’s forth coming book, “Ellie and Sapiens“, has been accepted by Arkbound publishing. Arkbound specializes in … Continue reading
A Book, A Workshop and A Fiction Competition.
Ellie and Sapiens by Alan Oberman Few climate-fiction novels feature those who benefit from wrecking the planet. Think of a young, Trump-like millionaire profiting from exploiting oil in Bolivia. Charismatic, dynamic, ruthless, that’s Muelo, the anti-hero of Alan Oberman’s forthcoming … Continue reading