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2017 Hay Writers’ Poetry Competition Winners

Poetry Competition 2017 We had a record number of entries from Hay Writers members for this year’s poetry competition, which was judged by the well- known prize winning poet and novelist, Chris Meredith.  Chris gave encouraging attention and mention to many … Continue reading

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Hay Writer Makes Saboteur Award Shortlist 2017.

SHORTLIST – Saboteur Award 2017 Congratulations to Hay Writers’ member Emma van Woerkom, whose latest poetry collection, FOUND ME, has been shortlisted for the Saboteur Award for Best Poetry Pamphlet 2017. The awards ceremony will take place in London on the 13th … 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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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

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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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St. Valentine’s Muse – A Poem by ECvW

A couple of years ago I put a huge red heart in Castle Street, Hay-on-Wye. Attached to the heart was a bucket filled with chocolates and on it’s front, the poem typed below. It went down really really well – … Continue reading

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WORDS OF THE WEEK – POEM – Twitter, Short but Tweet by ECvW

Twitter, Short but Tweet. Twitter The great transmitter The one-forty character emitter For the bitter, or non-quitter The casino spent-up-to-the-limit fritter The political heavy hitter —Going-off-the-rails skitter ——–With a pipe fitter or home knitter To the quiet sitter Recycling word … Continue reading

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PRIZE WINNING POEM: SUTTON HOO SANDMAN BY Coral Durham

Sutton Hoo Sandman So .. scrape softly, slowly, beneath my arms. Lovingly, gently, scoop the sanded hills and dips around my planes and bones. Remember me? This is the face you loved and stroked beneath your warm fingered hunger; oh, … Continue reading

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