Tag Archives: Writers
5 Books that Changed the Way I Think by Helen Smith
It’s fascinating to spend time thinking about books and the impact they have had on us. How a book has changed the way we think, impacted our perceptions or revolutionised how we ourselves write about the world we inhabit. Hay … Continue reading
Hay Writers – Highly Commended
Following on from the success of our Poetry Competition winners, we are delighted to detail the work of two highly commended entrants. Many congratulations to Helen Smith for her poem ‘frameless’, and to Mark Bayliss for his poem “Reunited”; both … Continue reading
Nigerian Poet, Ojo Taiye, Wins 2021 Hay Writers Circle Poetry Competition.
We are delighted to announce the winners of our 2021 Annual Poetry Competition as judged by the wonderful Melanie Prince (ably assisted by Chris Prince), of The Poetry Bookshop, Hay-on-Wye. This year we had a deluge of entries and we … Continue reading
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
The Hay Writers’ Circle 2019 Fiction Competition – Judge Announced
The Hay Writers’ Circle 2019 Fiction Competition We are delighted to confirm that the author Jan Newton will be our judge for the 2019 Fiction Competition. Jan Newton grew up in Manchester and Derbyshire and spent twenty years in the … Continue reading
A Truth For National Poetry Day 2019
via A Truth For National Poetry Day 2019