Giveaway – Day 8 – Celia Rees & Annabel Pitcher

Only 7 days left until we throw open the gates of Dairy Meadows and welcome you all in.

In anticipation of all the jollity to come we’ve got books and tickets to giveaway here everyday right up until the festival.  Each day will bring a new pair of star writers, and a new chance to win tickets to see them at Hay along with copies of their latest/biggest/most phenomenal books (full T&Cs below).

Today’s awe-inspiring writers are Celia Rees & Annabel Pitcher.

Celia Rees, best known for her hauntingly memorable historical titles such as Witch Child, has taken on a brand new direction with contemporary thriller This Is Not Forgiveness.  Packing in love, betrayal, faith and violence Celia weaves a taut psychological drama that is perfect teen reading for the summer hols.  Annabel Pitcher’s debut, My Sister Lives On The Mantlepiece, has been creating quite a buzz in the review pages and it’s not hard to see why.  With a unique sense honesty and clarity, this is a one-sitting book – you just won’t be able to put it down.  Both Celia and Annabel wrote lovely blog pieces for Hay Fever this month and we’re so looking forward to welcoming them to Hay.

To be in with a chance to win leave us a comment telling us the most dramatic thing to happen to you so far today.

Good luck!

Terms and Conditions

  • The competition is organised by Hay Festival.
  • Entry to this competition is open to everyone except Hay Festival employees and their close relatives.
  • Entrants must write a comment on the topic requested in order to qualify.
  • The personal data provided will only be used for the purposes of administering the competition.
  • The competition launches on Saturday 19 May 2012 and closes on Friday 31 May 2012 17:30. Submissions received outside of this timeframe will not be considered, so please do not wait until the last minute to upload your entry.
  • Only one entry, per person, per blog post is permitted. If more than one entry is submitted, only the entrant’s first submission will be considered.
  • Entries will be selected at random 48 hours after the post is published and winners will be notified on email.
  • Each goody bag will contain two books and two pairs of tickets, one child and one adult ticket for each event.  Prizes will be made available for collection from the festival Box Office.
  • Hay Festival reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions or cancel this competition at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, or if circumstances arise outside of its control.
  • These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of England and Wales.
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3 thoughts on “Giveaway – Day 8 – Celia Rees & Annabel Pitcher

  1. Ann Wright says:

    Been walking along the beach, saw 2 children in difficulties in the sea and swam out to save them….. well it happened in the part of the story I’ve written this morning. The writing part is the most dramatic thing to happen to me so far today. And I kind of hope that it will only be that dramatic. This day last year, we were driving home and a deer ran out and hit us. As we are about to go to the place today I am hoping for an uneventful trip!
    Have a good day!

  2. JayneWR says:

    A suprising undramatic day. The highlight was finding ourselves child-free for the whole afternoon.

  3. Aidan Bracher says:

    I missed my bus…

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