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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