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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

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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

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The Frances Copping Memorial Prize for Fiction 2022 – Judge Announced.

We are kicking off our new writing year with some exciting news! Submissions are now invited for our annual Fiction Competition, The Frances Copping Memorial Prize 2022, named in fond remembrance of our Lifetime President who sadly passed away in … Continue reading

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Magic Realism & Dream Fiction Workshop with Dr Alan Bilton

We are delighted to share details of an ‘open to all’ writing workshop lead by Dr Alan Bilton on Monday December 5th. Dr Alan Bilton, “received his undergraduate degree in Literature and Film from Stirling University in 1991, and his … Continue reading

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Double Book Launch for Hay Writers’, Mark Bayliss

On a weekend where we’ve all ‘gone to ground’ under the blustering sway of Storm Eunice, Hay Writers’ Circle Secretary, Mark Bayliss is celebrating the launch of not one, but 2 incredible new books – Rare Earth and Valley Noir … Continue reading

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Youngest Hay Writer Ever

A huge welcome Lennon Eira Watkins who attended his first Hay Writers’ Circle meeting on Tuesday this week. We have scanned our 40 years worth of membership records and it seems Lennon is officially our youngest attendee. Under the editorial … Continue reading

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New Books! And A Non-Fiction Competition Reminder.

With our minds still fizzing from another wonderful Hay Festival it seems extremely timely to announce not one, but two exciting new publications from members of the Hay Writers. Building on the success of her first book, The Doors of … Continue reading

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‘In Dreams’, a Short Story by Ange Grunsell

Friday Nina was sitting in the management meeting. The siren of a fire engine started up and as it accelerated past the building, it momentarily halted the insipidly antagonistic discussion of visitor statistics. She wrote, ‘And it’s breaking my heart … Continue reading

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Hay Writer, Marianne Rosen, talks to BBC Radio Shropshire

With the imminent release of her new book, The Doors of Riverdell, Hay Writers’ Circle member, Marianne Rosen talked to BBC Radio Shropshire’s DJ Jim Hawkins about life, Ludlow and The Riverdell Saga, her debut series. Click on the link … Continue reading

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2020 Fiction Prize – Kandace Walker Announced as Judge.

The 2020 Frances Copping Memorial Prize for Fiction Submissions are now invited. This is an annual fiction competition, open to members and non-members of HayWriters’ Circle. Pieces of 600-1500 words on any fiction theme are accepted. Prizes are awarded for first, … Continue reading

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