Short Story Competition 2020 Shortlist


Short Story Competition 2020 Shortlist This is the fifth annual Eyrie Press Short Story Competition and we have again received a record number of entries – 45 in total. Thank you so much to everyone who submitted a story. As ever, we are truly grateful for your support and honoured that you chose to send your creations to us. John, David and I (Jane) very much enjoyed reading every single entry. It was interesting to…

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Introducing Emily

Emily Powter-Robinson

Introducing Emily We are delighted to welcome to Emily Powter-Robinson, who has joined Eyrie Press as Marketing Assistant. Emily lives in Norwich and brings a wealth of experience in social media and marketing, as well as being a blogger and bookstagrammer herself, and we’re excited to have her on the team. Emily will be running our social media channels and taking care of a variety of other marketing activities. Welcome, Emily!

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Welcoming a new team member!

Jon Lawrence

Welcoming a new team member! We are delighted to announce that Jon Lawrence has joined the Eyrie Press board of directors. Jon is an author, teacher and musician living in Norfolk. We’ve know him for several years and have welcomed his participation in events such as Prose to Print in 2016 and the WordUp! festival in 2018. We’ve also published three of his books. In addition, Jon has self-published novels, novellas and poetry. He brings…

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The Hospital Hoppities supporting children in hospital

The Hospital Hoppities supporting children in hospital The Hospital Hoppities came into being because author Charlotte Hartley-Jones wanted to write a story for children and families for whom hospital is a place where they spend a lot of time. With first-hand experience of life in the ward (her own son has a chronic condition) she knew how important it was that these families felt seen within children’s literature. Since its publication on June 30th 2019,…

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Eyrie Press Short Story Competition Now Open

We are happy to announce that our Short Story Competition 2018 is now open for entries! This is our third year of running the competition and from the high standard of entries we’ve had in previous years we know we’re in for a real treat. We are delighted that Norfolk writers Sue Welfare and Jon Lawrence have joined us again as judges, although we’re sure they’re going to have a tough job to do! The…

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We’re spreading our wings

We’re spreading our wings Welcome to our new blog! And what better way to start than by looking ahead. When Eyrie Press CIC was set up (originally as Bird’s Nest Books), we identified three communities we wanted to benefit *, namely: groups and communities traditionally underrepresented in fiction and non-fiction books; writers and illustrators, particularly new or emerging ones; our local community of Fenland, north Cambridgeshire. We know from living in north Cambridgeshire that, as…

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