Tag Archives: Herefordshire
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
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
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
Hay Writers’ Fiction Competition Judge announced as Piers Wenger
Exciting times ahead with the confirmation of our Fiction Competition Judge 2015. Piers Wenger is the Head of Drama for Channel 4 and E4, as well as an Executive Producer for Film 4 and will be our Fiction Competition Judge … 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