Tag Archives: English
Hay Festival Highs!
What a beautiful, bustling buzz Hay Festival created this year and we are all still brimming in that honey-golden time, like a piece of well loved nostalgia. Our event was another sell out success. On two occasions before the performance started extra chairs … Continue reading
Book Launch Success!
PICK AND MIX What a great event our book launch was at Richard Booth’s Bookshop last Saturday. Wine was consumed, books were purchased and the buffet was decimated as though locusts had descended upon Hay-on-Wye – What a glorious night! … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
WORDS OF THE WEEK – HARE IN-SIGHT – PANTOUM POEM
Hare In-sight – Pantoum And he thinks nobody will heed Slipping out passed the pig-net curve Hemming the field, folding his form – In the furrow, flat as a seed Slipping out passed the pig-net curve I watch – whisker’s … Continue reading
WORDS OF THE WEEK – Poems by Anne Riviere and Emma van Woerkom
SEPTEMBER VOICES by Ann Riviere ©2015 “I hate the Autumn.” “Oh, don’t say that.” “I do say that.” “The senses are so sharpened. the sights, the smells, the sounds.” “Where I live, the senses are blunted by the dread of … Continue reading