This is a ‘guest’ blog post, from Karen Green, the editor for our writing project. Karen says: “Submissions for Words from a bench for the winter competition were on the theme of ‘Crossed paths’. The best seven entries are available to read here. Although we typically encourage pieces about the out of doors and nature,Continue reading “Words from a Bench Winter 2014-15”
Would you like to see your story on a bench in Rowntree Park? Writers in the park is holding a competition. Now the writing project is open to under-18s too! If you are interested, please see the instructions for more information.
Our Words from a Bench project has been very successful, with four editions over the first year, with contributions from a total of 19 writers from one York-based writers group in the UK and a partner group of writers in Iceland. Now we’d like to open up the project to all writers, from anywhereContinue reading “Opening up Words from a Bench”
Spring is such a beautiful time of the year in the Park. We’re delighted to see all the new green leaves, the fresh blooms and the tiny ducklings, frantically paddling to keep up with mum. This year, we’re also thrilled to welcome new pieces of writing from writers based in York, and in Iceland (whereContinue reading “Latest writing, from both York and Iceland”
Local writer, Karen Hill-Green, has worked with her fellow Creative Writing MA (York St John) students to collate beautiful new written pieces. So far seven pieces have been created, inspired by Rowntree Park, by being outside and by the wonder of nature. Each of these pieces (poems and prose) can be ‘found’ in the parkContinue reading “Writers in the park”