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Three Incredible Years

All Change September arrives and marks the change of season. Gone are those long, languid but brilliant days of summer and into the foreground the harvest comes, bringing darkening evenings which hang quietly on the brink of frost and trees … Continue reading

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THE RICHARD BOOTH PRIZE 2016

Winners Announced! On the hottest day of the year (so far), it was delightful to see Richard and Hope Booth present the prizes for the Richard Booth Prize for Non-Fiction 2016. This years competition judge was Dan Davies – Winner of the … Continue reading

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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

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Finding Poetry in Hay-on-Wye — Emma van Woerkom ~ Poet

Its been an amazing ten days of sunshine, canvas and books as Hay Festival celebrates it’s last full day of festivities for another year. I’m lucky as it’s right on my doorstep – (literally, 2 minutes door to door as … Continue reading

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Found Poems from Hay Festival 2016 Programme

One of our poetry members Emma, is steaming ahead with her Hay Festival Poetry Challenge of finding ten poems within the pages of official Hay Festival Programme. A little bird tell me she has just completed number five but will … Continue reading

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Pick & Mix at Hay Festival 2016

BOOK – BOOKS – BOOKSHOP! We are all currently making sacrifices to the Welsh weather gods for a fine, sunny and dry Hay Festival. But this aside, it’s worth remembering that if you find yourself soggy under canvas, desperately using … Continue reading

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Hay Writers at Hay Festival 2016

IT’S ALMOST FESTIVAL TIME AGAIN! We are grateful to the organisers for allowing us a slot at the Festival again this year.  We will be reading our latest poetry and prose in the Scribblers’ Hut at 7pm on Wednesday,  1st June, … Continue reading

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Pick and Mix – Temptations

  Our anthology, Pick and Mix, was launched in November and has been selling well.  For those who haven’t read it yet, we will be posting short tasters here, to give you a flavour of what’s inside. The first is from a … Continue reading

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Salt on the Wind

One of our members, Emma van Woerkom, has recently had one of her poems, ‘Women Silent’ included in a new anthology, Salt on the Wind, published by Elephantsfootprint.  The anthology is a collection of poetry in response to Ruth Stone, the American poet … Continue reading

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2015 Fiction Competition

After our concert at The Globe on 14th December, the results of our 2015 fiction competition were announced by Juliet Foster, Chair of the Hay Writers’ Circle. In first place was Jean O’Donoghue with God’s Waiting Room.  Second place went … Continue reading

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