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.

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Tuesday, 2. May 2017 - The novel ‘The Words in my Hand’

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Guinevere Glasfurd

Guinevere is a former member of Cambridge Writers whom we are pleased to welcome back to talk about her successful debut novel. It tells the true story of Helena Jans, an illiterate serving girl in 17th century Holland. A lodger is the famous philosopher and mathematician René Descartes. At first he helps her learn to write, and they then commence a romantic affair. It tells their story in a moving but unsentimental way.
 
Guinevere is in the Costa book award 2016 shortlist for this novel.
 

Huguette at Hot Numbers

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Friday 9 June 2017 (7.30 pm), Hot Numbers Cafe, Gwydir Street

Cambridge Writers Member Huguette sings la chanson Francaise.

The programme will include the very best of French songs from Piaf, Jacques Brel, Aznavour, Becaud, Juliette Greco and many others.

On the piano: Peter Britton
Free entrance. Collection at the end.
Come early.

Cambridge Writers Short Story Competition 2017: The Winners

11. Feb 2017
Thure Etzold
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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.

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