Warwick Words book goes into production
Local writers have risen to Warwick Words Festival’s challenge to see their work printed in its first ever book. For a list of chosen authors, see below or click here.
‘Warwick Words’ marks the Festival’s tenth year and is made up of short stories, non-fiction and poems written by adults and children in Warwick and the surrounding area.
Festival committee member Andrew Maiden said: ‘We’re delighted with the fantastic response to our competition and with the quality of the entries. I’d like to thank everyone for taking part. There’s a lot of talent in the area and the judges found it really hard to choose the winners.’
Sponsored by supermarket giant Tesco and with an introduction written by Festival Patron Andrew Davies, ‘Warwick Words’ will be officially launched with a special event at the start of the Festival on October 1 at 11.30am at St Nicholas Church in Warwick.
It will also be on sale at Festival events and will feature in a window display at Warwick Books.
Authors of successful submissions have been notified and are invited to the book’s launch, where they can buy or collect their pre-ordered copies and (if they like) sign copies for their friends and family and other guests.
Warwick Words Book Authors
Children and young adults:
Clodagh Gladwin Geoghegan
Ellie Mai Bromilow
Catherine Elliott Kemp
Ann B Evans
Elsie Mae Griffiths
Connie Ramsay Bott
SA Randle (Mrs)
A Smith (Mrs)
Rachel L Wilkie
Terms and Conditions
Warwick Words ("the Publisher") draws the Entrant's attention to clauses 6 and 7 in particular. Under clause 6.3, the Entrant may have to pay the Publisher compensation if the Entrant has copied another person's work.
Terms and Conditions
1 The selection of entries for publication will be organised and administered by representatives on behalf of the Publisher.
2 Applications are open to the people of the Warwick area (including friends of Warwick Words, the Warwick Words Writers’ Group and attendees/supporters of the Warwick Words festival).
3 The Entrant must submit either a poem of no more than 20 lines or a short story of no more than 200 words. Failure to keep to these limits might lead to an application being disqualified. All entries must have a title.
4 Entries must be submitted through the Warwick Words website (www.warwickwords.co.uk) or sent by mail to: Warwick Words Book, c/o TIC, The Court House, Jury Street, Warwick CV34 4EW. The Publisher cannot be held responsible for failure to submit or sending entries on time.
5 By sending a submission, the Entrant warrants that he/she has obtained the permission of any living persons featured in the poem/story.
6 Subject to the following, the Publisher's liability shall be limited to £100:
7 The Entrant shall indemnify the Publisher against all liabilities, costs, expenses, damages and losses (including any direct, indirect or consequential losses, loss of profit, loss of reputation and all interest, penalties and legal and other reasonable professional costs and expenses) suffered or incurred by the Publisher arising out of or in connection with:
8 The competition opens on March 1. Entries received before this date may not be considered.
9 Closing date for entries is 15 April 2011. Submissions received after this time will not be considered, so please do not wait until the last minute to upload or post your entry. Entries will not be returned so please remember to keep a copy. An unsuccessful Entrant will not be contacted and no feedback on any entry will be provided.
10 Only one entry per person is permitted. Entries by a child must be accompanied by a signed statement by the parent/guardian to state that they are submitting the entry on behalf of the child and stating their relationship to the child and that this is done with the child’s agreement.
11 The Entrant warrants that their entry:
12 The Entrant owns the copyright to their entry but is aware that they will be allowing Warwick Words to publish their work in printed form to be sold to raise funds for the festival and that the work will be used for promotional purposes and will appear on the website of Warwick Words.
13 The Entrant warrants that he / she has the legal capacity to enter the competition or is the legal guardian of a minor who is entering the competition and has that child’s permission to include their entry and agrees to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
14 The Publisher will contact the Entrant if he / she is successful, but the Publisher does not have an obligation to publish or promote any entry, even if it tells the Entrant that he / she has been successful.
15 The Publisher's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
16 The Publisher reserves the right to disqualify any entry which breaches any of these Terms and Conditions.
17 The Publisher reserves the right to cancel the project / competition at any stage, and for any reason. The Publisher may also cancel the project / competition if it cannot proceed because of circumstances beyond its control.
18 In the event of cancellation, a notice will be posted on the Warwick Words website.
19 These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of England and Wales and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales (unless and to the extent that it would be reasonable for the Publisher to enforce its rights in a different jurisdiction).