Tag Archives: Welsh

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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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

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The Dancing Floor – A Film For Wales To Celebrate

      A Film For Wales by by Emma van Woerkom Brechfa, mid Wales is one of those rare mysterious places that once discovered, its enigma will never leave you. A seemingly shallow pool on the top of a hill surrounded by mountains; there … Continue reading

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MUCK, MAYHEM & MEMORIES – ‘A FOOT IN THE BUCKET’ IS PUBLISHED

by Emma van Woerkom Two years before The Good Life appeared on our television screens, Jenny and her husband made the decision to leave their urban home and lifestyle to embrace a life of self-sufficiency in the Welsh Hills. At … 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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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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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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SHORT STORY FICTION – FIRST PRIZE – An Anticipation of Sunshine by Angela Grunsell

Winner of the Hay Writers’ Circle Annual Short Story Fiction Prize 2014 – ‘An Anticipation of Sunshine’, by Angela Grunsell. Many thanks to our esteemed judge, Phil Carradine. An Anticipation of Sunshine. by Angela Grunsell The alarm on Marcia’s mobile rings. … Continue reading

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