The winning entries of our 2019 Poetry Competition on the theme of 'Edge'.
Details on our evening with poet Martin Grey and the winners of our poetry competition
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!
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.
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,…
The winning entries of our Flash Fiction competition (announced a few weeks ago at our AGM).
First place in our local history writing competition and winner of the Joan Stephenson Trophy.
Second place winner in our recent local history writing competition.
Winner of 3rd place in our recent local history writing competition.
Leanne Moden is a poet, performer, writer, workshop leader, compère and event organiser, currently living in Nottingham, and we asked her to judge our Poetry Competition. Thankfully, she said yes and also agreed to a little interview about her background, her tastes in poetry and her thoughts on the competition and winners.