Rib-Tickling Results

Local author Sheridan Winn returned on Tuesday 7th February to announce the winners of the Colin Sutton Cup for Humour. The winners were: 1st Place –  Aubrey Hex: Snow White and the Ruby Slippers by Kathy Joy. Sheridan’s comments: ‘Excellent blurb that built well and would make you want to pick up the book. Liked … Continue reading


The Results Are In!

On Tuesday 18th October, we were pleased to announce the winners of the Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition 2016.   There was a huge turnout to the gala where we had five of the ten shortlisted entrants with us. Before we announce the winners, the NWC would like to take a moment to thank everyone … Continue reading



On 1st July Norwich Writers’ Circle held its Prize-Giving Evening & AGM. The well-attended meeting celebrates Circle members’ successes in our various in-house competitions held throughout the year. During the evening Anne Funnell – kindly standing in for our President Elizabeth Bencze – presented Vice-Chairman Sean Hindle with The Cooper Prize, which was adjudicated byAlison … Continue reading


Points Mean Prizes

During our packed meeting on 15th October, Norwich Writers’ Circle’s Competition Cup was awarded. Congratulations to Anne Funnell on winning the Competition Cup for 2012/13. The presentation was made following Neil Walker‘s belated announcement of the winners of our Journalism Competition. Norwich Writers’ Circle’s popular in-house competitions for the year ahead include writing a crime … Continue reading


Speculate Pull Disgust

Congratulations to Norwich Writers’ Circle President Elizabeth Bencze, who has won a writing competition. Elizabeth has won a short story competition, in which entrants had to incorporate the words ‘speculate’, ‘pull’ and ‘disgust’ into their tale. The winning story – Found – will be published in the November 2013 edition of Writing Magazine. NWC next … Continue reading


And The Winner Is…

Following the recent announcement of the highlights of our forthcoming 2013/14 programme, we can now bring you news of our annual writing competitions. Norwich Writers’ Circle’s popular in-house competitions for the year ahead include writing a crime story, a fictionalised historical account based on ancestor’s life, the opening chapter of a novel for children/young adults, and … Continue reading


Love Norwich Writers’ Circle

On 19th March Norwich Writers’ Circle welcomed back Mills & Boon author Kate Hardy to a well-attended meeting at The Assembly House. Kate returned to adjudicate our Modern Romance Story Competition, which she set earlier in the year. The author commented how impressed she was with all the competition entrants, citing that she found the entries … Continue reading



New NWC member Phyllis Norrie won February’s Fine City Magazine Poetry Competition. The competition prize included the poem – Love – being recorded for broadcast by Future Radio, along with appearing in an edition of the magazine. To hear Phyllis read her prize-winning poetry, please go here. Alternatively, head straight to our Facebook page to read … Continue reading



Norwich Writers’ Circle member Lyn Fountain has won a prize in a short story competition. Lookun’ Fer Mr Roight’un came second in The Trosher Short Story Competition orgainised by FOND – The Friends Of Norfolk Dialect. The winners were announced in January at FOND’s annual Norfolk Dialect pantomime, which was held this year in Hingham. Congratulations from … Continue reading


Open Poetry Competition Launched

Norwich Writers’ Circle latest Open Poetry Competition has been launched. This year’s Competition, which will be judged by George Szirtes, closes on 19th February 2013 and has a top prize in the Open Category of £300.00. All 70 winning poems will be published in our popular Poetry Competition Anthology, which is available to buy following the adjudication … Continue reading

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