Tag Archives: Literature England. Hay-on-Wye

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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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

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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

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Summer Lunch and The 2015 Richard Booth Prize for Non-Fiction Results

Summer Lunch and 2015 Non-Fiction Competition Results. Our summer lunch took place at Nantyffin Cider Mill Inn near Crickhowell on what seemed to be a chilly Autumn day. We enjoyed wonderful food in delightful surroundings. The highlight was the prize-giving for … Continue reading

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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

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HAY FESTIVAL SELL-OUT SUCCESS AND ANTHOLOGY NEWS

HAY FESTIVAL EVENT What a great boost to our literary egos – our Hay Festival event was sold out and it was very encouraging to know that we could have at least sold half as many tickets again – if … Continue reading

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Hay Festival 2015

***HAY WRITERS’ @ HAY FESTIVAL 2015*** NEW WORK  Event 173 • Tuesday 26 May 2015, 10am • Venue: The Summer House • Price – £3.00  Book your ticket now by clicking on the link below – https://www.hayfestival.com/p-9744-hay-writers-circle.aspx

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WORDS OF THE WEEK – HARE IN-SIGHT – PANTOUM POEM

Hare In-sight – Pantoum And he thinks nobody will heed Slipping out passed the pig-net curve Hemming the field, folding his form – In the furrow, flat as a seed Slipping out passed the pig-net curve I watch – whisker’s … Continue reading

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*****DIARY DATE – HAY FESTIVAL 2015*****

Article by Emma van Woerkom *****DIARY DATE – HAY FESTIVAL 2015***** NEW WORK  Event 173 • Tuesday 26 May 2015, 10am • Venue: The Summer House • Price – £3.00  A reading of new work by the Hay Writers’ Circle. All the writing will be … Continue reading

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