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The anticipation of a book launch …

Pick and Mix anthology update by Emma van Woerkom Suddenly, I hear boxes of books are arriving at the Hay Writers’ Circle HQ filled with glorious copies of our Pick and Mix anthology.  We are delighted and excited – book … Continue reading

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Hay Writers’ Fiction Competition Judge announced as Piers Wenger

Exciting times ahead with the confirmation of our Fiction Competition Judge 2015.  Piers Wenger is the Head of Drama for Channel 4 and E4, as well as an Executive Producer for Film 4 and will be our Fiction Competition Judge … Continue reading

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Summer Lunch and The 2015 Richard Booth Prize for Non-Fiction Results

Summer Lunch and 2015 Non-Fiction Competition Results. Our summer lunch took place at Nantyffin Cider Mill Inn near Crickhowell on what seemed to be a chilly Autumn day. We enjoyed wonderful food in delightful surroundings. The highlight was the prize-giving for … Continue reading

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HAY FESTIVAL SELL-OUT SUCCESS AND ANTHOLOGY NEWS

HAY FESTIVAL EVENT What a great boost to our literary egos – our Hay Festival event was sold out and it was very encouraging to know that we could have at least sold half as many tickets again – if … Continue reading

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*****DIARY DATE – HAY FESTIVAL 2015*****

Article by Emma van Woerkom *****DIARY DATE – HAY FESTIVAL 2015***** NEW WORK  Event 173 • Tuesday 26 May 2015, 10am • Venue: The Summer House • Price – £3.00  A reading of new work by the Hay Writers’ Circle. All the writing will be … Continue reading

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SHORT STORY FICTION – FIRST PRIZE – An Anticipation of Sunshine by Angela Grunsell

Winner of the Hay Writers’ Circle Annual Short Story Fiction Prize 2014 – ‘An Anticipation of Sunshine’, by Angela Grunsell. Many thanks to our esteemed judge, Phil Carradine. An Anticipation of Sunshine. by Angela Grunsell The alarm on Marcia’s mobile rings. … Continue reading

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St. Valentine’s Muse – A Poem by ECvW

A couple of years ago I put a huge red heart in Castle Street, Hay-on-Wye. Attached to the heart was a bucket filled with chocolates and on it’s front, the poem typed below. It went down really really well – … Continue reading

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SHORT STORY COMPETITION PRIZE WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT WRITERS’ LUNCH by Juliet Foster

Our Christmas lunch celebration had a new venue this year, and according to the feedback it has been our most successful. The Granary hosted our lunch, the room had been beautifully decorated, and it looked so welcoming and festive. The … Continue reading

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WORDS OF THE WEEK – The School Nativity by Jo Jones

The School Nativity Miss James, form two, was casting the Nativity play.  It was early November yet she was already using the threat of “Father Christmas only brings toys for children who behave themselves” as a ploy to keep her … Continue reading

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OUR LIVE EVENT AT RICHARD BOOTH’S BOOKSHOP CAFE, HAY-ON-WYE.

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