Welcome to the Cambridge Writers website. Here you will find a little about us and what we do, also profiles of some of our members and some samples of our work.

The login at the corner of this page is to enable contributers to edit their entries from time to time (please apply for password to the webmaster)

Tuesday, 4. Apr 2017

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Julian Friedmann

Julian is a longstanding partner in the Blake-Friedmann literary agency.

He will talk on the current state, and likely future direction, of both literary agencies and publishing in general. The explosion in those writing, or trying to write, together with self-publishing as e-books, have undermined old certainties. Where do we go from here?
 
You can watch his presentation "The mystery of storytelling" on TEDxEaling.

Novelist Megan Hunter ‘in conversation’ with Mary Buckley

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Friday 10th March 2017, 6pm-7pm, Pavilion Room

Come along to hear debut novelist Megan Hunter ‘in conversation’ with Senior Member Mary Buckley talking about her book The End We Start From (Picador, May 2017) and her writing career.

The book is described by the publisher as ‘a story of new motherhood in a terrifying setting: a familiar world made dangerous and unstable, its people forced to become refugees’.

It has received glowing early endorsements from authors such as Jim Crace, Evie Wyld and Tracey Chevalier, and was recently described by The Bookseller as ‘a very exciting debut from a hugely talented young writer… a stunning achievement’.

This event is open to everyone. Please register via the Eventbrite page. More here.

Cambridge Writers Short Story Competition 2017: The Winners

The judge Helen Marshall, teacher of Creative Writing at Anglia Ruskin University, announced the winners for this year's competition that was themed 'Rituals'. All authors were present and in a vibrant and stimulating evening  read the stories to us.

Awarded with 'highly recommended'  were

Congratulations to the winners. The stories can be read on this website and will soon be published as an e-book.

Welcome to the new website

6. Feb 2017
Thure Etzold
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This website is now mobile and tablet friendly. Pages load more quickly and a few areas, in particular the blog page, have been tweaked and improved.

Submission schedules for 2017

22. Dec 2016
Tim Love
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With all the competition deadlines and magazine submission windows around nowadays, it helps to plan ahead. Here are some suggestions for the first half of 2017