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Poem from Jean O’Donoghue – Poetry Competition 3 weeks to go!

From the Hay Writers’ Circle Poetry Competition archives. The 2017 winning poem as judged by Christopher Meredith. Remembrance by Jean O’Donoghue I’ll slide between them breathing frost and consternation Mondays and Thursdays other nights I’ll place grit within soft folds … Continue reading

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2020 Poetry Competition – Results Announced.

The winners of the 2020 Hay Writers’ Circle Poetry Competition are: First prize –  Emma van Woerkom  – ‘Blackberry Seed’ Second prize – Angela Grunsell  – ‘Autonomy’ Third prize – Katy Stones   – ‘After him’ This year our judge … Continue reading

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Kate Noakes Announced As Poetry Competition Judge 2020

Hay Writers’ Circle are excited to announce that the superb Kate Noakes has agreed to judge our 2020 Poetry Competition. Kate Noakes is a prize-winning and widely published poet who set up Boomslang Poetry to facilitate poetry readings and workshops in the UK. More about Kate in … Continue reading

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New Poet Laureate & Poetry Winners

New Poet Laureate Chosen We are absolutely delighted to congratulate Simon Armitage on his appointment as Poet Laureate. Many of us Hay Writers have long admired his written work (heaving book shelves with signed copies are a testament to this), … Continue reading

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Paul Henry To Judge 2019 Poetry Competition

The Hay Writers’ Circle 2019 Poetry Competition – Judge Announced  We are delighted to confirm that the poet Paul Henry will be our judge for the 2019 Poetry Competition. Paul Henry is the author of nine books of verse. Originally a songwriter, … Continue reading

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Poetry Competition 2018 Results!

Hay Writers’ Poetry Competition 2018 by C. Harris The judge this year was Libby Houston.  For the first time this competition was open to selected non-members, those who had attended our very successful poetry workshop in February of this year, … Continue reading

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Libby Houston Announced as Poetry Judge 2018

It is with enormous delight that we can reveal that the 2018 Poetry Competition Judge is the incredible Libby Houston. Libby Houston has been a working poet for more than half a century, starting back in the days of the … Continue reading

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GET YOUR MUSE ON

Get your Muse on Hay Writers’ Circle are delighted to present a poetry workshop on Saturday 17th February, with award-winning Welsh poet and highly acclaimed workshop leader, Dr Rhiannon Hooson. Dr Hooson studied and later taught at Lancaster University, where … Continue reading

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