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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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“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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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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Slipping Seasons & Fiction Judge Announcement

Slipping Seasons No sooner have I remarked about where Summer has gone, then I find myself declaring the same about Autumn too; another season ‘goodbyed’ almost before I’ve had time to ‘hello’ it! In the Hay-on-Wye area we’ve enjoyed languidly … Continue reading

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Three Incredible Years

All Change September arrives and marks the change of season. Gone are those long, languid but brilliant days of summer and into the foreground the harvest comes, bringing darkening evenings which hang quietly on the brink of frost and trees … Continue reading

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Dan Davies Announced As Non-Fiction Judge 2016

The Hay Writers are delighted to announce that Dan Davies has agreed to judge the Richard Booth Prize for Non Fiction 2016. The winners will be revealed mid-July. Presently, I imagine industrious pens editing their hearts out in the hope of … 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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*****EXCITING NEWS!!!!*****

***Two Exciting Announcements**** Firstly, we are delighted to confirm that Richard Booth (a.k.a. the King of Hay) pictured above, has graciously given his name to our non fiction competition. Hence forth, the competition will be known as The Richard Booth … Continue reading

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