Travel Writing Competition Winners

Thanks to the judges from the Centre for Travel Writing Studies and to all of the entrants who submitted some wonderfully evocative and well-written pieces (see previous post for more details). Now, sit back and let these three winning entries take you far away.

Letter Writing Competition Winners

Our last competition of 2018 tasked entrants to write a letter to someone who influenced you, whether for good or bad, intentionally or unwittingly, true or fiction. Historical Fiction author Clare Harvey kindly judged the pieces and here they all are for you to read - enjoy!

Letter Writing Winners with Clare Harvey

We enjoyed an entertaining evening with historical fiction author Clare Harvey on Thursday 1st November. Clare was the judge of our recent letter writing competition and, as well as announcing the winners, kindly added a few comments to each entry. The aim of the competition was to write a letter to someone who had influenced you, or changed your life, for better or worse, and could be fact or fiction.

2018 Poetry Competition Winners

We announced our winners way back in June but held off posting them on here to allow one of the authors to submit their work to another publication. We can now present to you the top three poems on the subject of 'flight' as decided by our lovely judge, Leanne Moden.   In Third Place,…