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The Richard Booth Prize for Non-Fiction – Judge Announced and Hay Festival is here!
The Richard Booth Prize for Non-Fiction is an annual competition name after one of Hay-on-Wye’s most notable residents, Richard Booth, ‘King of Hay’. Richard was always a great supporter of books, Hay-on-Wye and local writers. Sadly, Richard passed away in … Continue reading
Sell Out Success at the Hay Festival 2017
Hay Festival 2017 – #Hay30 Happy Anniversary Hay Festival. After thirty extraordinary years we are still feeling the positive literary vibe. This year, during those precious ten days spanning the change from May to June the sun shone, the clouds … 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
The Dancing Floor – A Film For Wales To Celebrate
A Film For Wales by by Emma van Woerkom Brechfa, mid Wales is one of those rare mysterious places that once discovered, its enigma will never leave you. A seemingly shallow pool on the top of a hill surrounded by mountains; there … 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