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*New* Historical Fiction Workshop plus a Prize Short Story from Naomi Parsons.

*NEW* Historical Fiction Workshop with Dr Alan Bilton, 3rd Prize Short Story by Naomi Parsons and submissions now open for our 2023 Poetry Competition – 1st Prize £100.00. Continue reading

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*STOP PRESS* Judge and Details Announced for Hay Writers Poetry Competition, 2023.

Submissions are now invited for our annual Poetry Competition with £100 first prize, and we are delighted to announce the judge for 2023 is the wonderful Alex Josephy. Continue reading

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Winner of the 2022 Frances Copping Memorial Prize for Fiction Announced

We are excited to announce the results of our 2022 Frances Copping Memorial Prize for Fiction Competition, named in fond remembrance of our Lifetime President who sadly passed away in 2020…. Continue reading

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Workshop – Simple Words to Moving Pictures: the art of the screenplay.

We are excited to announce details of a new workshop event taking place next month. Date : Monday 6th March.Time : 11am – 4pm (bring own packed lunch)Location : Threshing Barn, Llwyn Celyn, NP7 7ND (Landmark Trust property)Booking – Tickets … Continue reading

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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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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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Words amongst Waterfalls 

Article by Lily Rose King The Brecon Beacons are an abundant source of inspiration for any writer, with a secluded retreat into their magic bound to stir creativity. This was the outcome when fellow Hay writer, Beth Flynn, and myself, … Continue reading

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5 Books that Changed the Way I Think by Helen Smith

It’s fascinating to spend time thinking about books and the impact they have had on us. How a book has changed the way we think, impacted our perceptions or revolutionised how we ourselves write about the world we inhabit. Hay … Continue reading

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Richard Booth Prize Winner 2022, Lily Rose King.

We are delighted to showcase Lily Rose King’s 1st prize winning piece, “Angels” from this year’s Richard Booth Prize for Non Fiction. We are extremely grateful to our wonderful judge, Gilly Smith for reading the entries and selecting such a … Continue reading

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