The year 2015 – 2016 has been a very busy one for HW members, with many projects on the go at the same time. We started the year continuing our collaborative project with local photographer Norma Evans, with Huntly Writers crafting poems to match her evocative landscape pictures. Norma achieved much deserved high marks with … Read more ……

It has been six years since I found myself agreeing to take on the position of Secretary to Huntly Writers and I admit that one of my first thoughts on stepping into the shoes of our previous secretary, Phyllis Goodall, was that it would prove a daunting challenge, as her minutes were always impeccably “literary” … Read more ……

2012 proved another bumper year for Huntly Writers. It has become almost a cliché, but every year seems to bring a plethora of successful events, performances and workshops, while an increasing number of members have celebrated the launch of books and collections or had work printed in a variety of publications. We continued to meet … Read more ……

Huntly Writers can look back on 2011 with a genuine sense of achievement. The group is flourishing and this session saw members tackle a number of new and exciting challenges, while developing skills as writers and participating in a variety of readings, events and festivals. Our first visitor in 2011 was Peter Liversidge, an artist … Read more ……

Despite a somewhat snowy start to the year and the AGM being postponed till 10 February, because of continuing bad weather, this has been a busy and exciting session for Huntly Writers. In Spring, through the Scottish Book Trust scheme, we hosted two workshops: on Sunday 21 March the long-awaited script-writing workshop run by poet … Read more ……

Huntly Writers has continued to thrive in 2009. Meetings are characterised by lively discussion and debate and we have been encouraged to try out new forms of writing and new ways of presenting our work. On Wednesday 6th May we put on one of the group’s most successful Wordfringe performances. This entertaining evening of prose, … Read more ……

2007 has been another successful year for the Huntly Writers. Haworth and Maureen have had chapbooks published by Koo Press. Linda, Margaret and Phyllis continue to be published in the Leopard. All the Huntly Writers read from their writings at a Wordfringe event on 30th May at Duff House, some of which the Friends of … Read more ……

2005 was a successful year for the Huntly Writers. We had work published in Aberdeenshire’s Pushing Out the Boat 4, and in Aberdeen City’s Storm. We took part in the Huntly Hallowe’en Festival by providing readings and running a writing competition for local schoolchildren. Our Doric writers frequently read or have their works read at … Read more ……