Tag Archives: British Writing

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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MUCK, MAYHEM & MEMORIES – ‘A FOOT IN THE BUCKET’ IS PUBLISHED

by Emma van Woerkom Two years before The Good Life appeared on our television screens, Jenny and her husband made the decision to leave their urban home and lifestyle to embrace a life of self-sufficiency in the Welsh Hills. At … Continue reading

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Pick and Mix Anthology News.

“The first real content meeting for the Hay Writers new anthology took place at the weekend in the glorious booktown of Hay-on-Wye. I’m very happy to report that we have 80 strong pages of wonderful, diverse new writing selected and … Continue reading

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A Poem for Ruth Stone, Poet 1915-2011

A Poem for Ruth Stone, Poet 1915-2011 Earlier this summer I was involved in a project responding to works of the American poet Ruth Stone, 1915-2011. Ruth Stone? – I freely admitted to Elephants Footprint (publishers of this new anthology) that I’d … 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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HAIKU AND THE RICHARD BOOTH PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION

Haiku: Between cloud and tree The threshold of the mountains – Old doors, old latches. ECvW 2015 While summer storm clouds take up residence above our home town of Hay-on-Wye, this afternoon sees the announcement of the 2015 winner of the … Continue reading

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A Life Is What You Get by Lynn M. Trowbridge

Article by Emma van Woerkom It’s a wonderful moment when a book is finished. You close it, holding tight to a story that has captivated you within its simple card covers and the satisfaction of knowing something, or someone a … 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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THE LANDMARK TRUST – 50 GOLDEN YEARS

This weekend is a golden 50 years for The Landmark Trust Why not take part in their celebrations by visiting one of their many iconic properties. Check out the following link to find the one near you. http://www.landmarktrust.org.uk/news-and-events/goldenweekend/ A few years … Continue reading

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