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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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“Not A Stone, A Water Bottle” – by Ange Grunsell

The Richard Booth Prize for Non-Fiction 2017 winner – Ange Grunsell. Ange has kindly let us publish her prize winning piece below. Many congratulations to Ange and to all who entered. The competition continues to draw a plethora of compelling … Continue reading

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New Year, New You, New Us by Marianne Rosen

New Year, New You, New Us. It’s New Year again. Time to regret the few too many chocolates consumed, the too loud clang of bottles entering the recycled bin, and any goals never achieved in the year now gone. It’s … 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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Fiction Competition 2017 – Winners Announced

Congratulations to all our creative writers who entered incredible short stories for the 2017 Fiction Competition and a huge thank you to our wonderful judge, Iain Rowan Iain Rowan – Shortlisted for the Crime Writers’ Association Debut Dagger Award, the … Continue reading

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Mslexia Workshop by Fiona Sampson

The Hay Writers were extremely fortunate to have a session provided by Mslexia this week and our guest facilitator was the acclaimed British writer and poet, Fiona Sampson MBE. We had a very interesting session on writing poetry and Fiona … Continue reading

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THE RICHARD BOOTH PRIZE 2016

Winners Announced! On the hottest day of the year (so far), it was delightful to see Richard and Hope Booth present the prizes for the Richard Booth Prize for Non-Fiction 2016. This years competition judge was Dan Davies – Winner of the … Continue reading

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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

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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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