The former Writers and Readers magazine has been resurrected in another guise as the All Your Stories magazine. The editors are looking for submissions from both new and experienced writers. The submission deadline for the February issue is: 16th January 2024 Full details available at: www.allyourstories.com
On Thursday evening 5th October, friends and family of both old and new Huntly Writers met in Orb’s Bookshop in Huntly, to celebrate the launch of our new anthology entitled ‘Speaking Back’. And an excellent evening was had by all… This new anthology showcases poetry from both members of Huntly Writers and some recipients of […]
BRIAN NISBET POETRY AWARD 2023 To celebrate the life of the Huntly Writers poet, Brian Nisbet, the Brian Nisbet Poetry Award will take place for the eighth year. Prizes will be given for the best poem on the theme of REFUGE. Please read the entry rules below and follow this guide carefully for submission • […]
The Poetry Society is holding its annual National Poetry Competition with a closing date of 31st October 2023. It costs £8 to enter the first poem and £5 for a second. Details can be found at the following link: https://npc.poetrysociety.org.uk/?_gl=1*6tfs12*_ga*MTY1Nzk2NDAyLjE2OTA0MDIwMTc.*_ga_4Q74C9DQQT*MTY5MDQwMjAxNy4xLjAuMTY5MDQwMjAxNy4wLjAuMA..
Local Huntly Writer Dawn McLachlan (aka Dawn Finch), has recently had two of her poems accepted for inclusion in a new anthology called ‘Gods and Monsters – mythological poems’. The book is published by Pan MacMillan and will be available September 2023. Please follow the link below for further details: https://www.panmacmillan.com/authors/ana-sampson/gods-and-monsters-mythological-poems/9781035023011
Due to popular demand, both the Margaret Grant book ‘Young at Hert‘ and the Ron Brander book ‘Over the Hills from Huntly‘ have been reprinted and are now back in stock at Orb’s Bookshop in Huntly. They can also be purchased direct from this website…please checkout our ‘Books’ page.
The past year looks a quiet one from the account in the Minutes. This appearance is deceptive, for plenty has taken place: chiefly perhaps the work on our poetry anthology. Alongside that, novels grew longer, some have finished, while others got started and are still being spun. Our year’s output of shorter works might fill […]
Premium coffee house, Caffè Nero has today announced the launch of the Nero Book Awards: a new set of multi-category Awards celebrating the craft of great writing and the joy of reading. With a mission to point readers of all ages and interests in the direction of the best books of the year by authors […]
As from our AGM on Wednesday 17th May, our bi-weekly Zoom meetings will be moving to a new time of 7.30pm. We hope this will give the opportunity for more members to join us.
The Derby Book Festival are inviting all writers to submit an entry to their latest Flash Ficton competition. The challenge is to write up to 50 words on the themes of LIGHT check out the following link for full details: https://www.derbybookfestival.co.uk/flash-fiction