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Waverton Writes 2012-13

A celebration of local writing

As part of WGRA's tenth Anniversary celebration we have produced an anthology of local writing.

  • The anthology, entitled Waverton Writes was launched at the performances of Village Voices on 12th and 13th April 2013 in Waverton Village Hall.
  • We invited submissions of original, unpublished work from anyone who lives or works in Waverton, Christleton or Rowton.
  • Copies can be obtained (price £5) by emailing Gwen Goodhew at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
The cover of Waverton Writes


The main prize was a one-day writing course with one of the writers in residence at Gladstone's Library in Hawarden. It was won by Lynette Siemers for her story The House.

Thank you to many enthusiasts who supported the publication of the anthology.

The commended and prizewinning contributions are as follow:

Overall Winner:

Lynette Siemers for "The House"

Children's Prizes:

  • Charlie Lowman: "The Silver Christmas Horse"
  • Georgina Taylor: "Sleepless"
  • Lucy Williams: "The Howling Wind"

Highly commended (adult)

  • Dave Bebbington: "Memories of Waverton in the 70s"
  • Tom Adam: "A Man of Art"
  • Barbara Francis: "Break Out"

Highly commended (child)

Meredydd Jones: "The Heart of Winter"

Apology: We must apologise to Lynette Siemers for spelling her name incorrectly (four times!) in the anthology.

The back cover of Waverton Writes