Swanwick Writers’ Summer School has launched a writing competition in memory of the late Deric Longden.
Chesterfield born author Mr Longden a long-standing member and former guest speaker at the school.
The competition, run in partnership with the ME Association, asks writers and carers to produce a short story, play or radio item that puts a humorous slant on life. The closing date for entries is May 2.
Visit the school’s new website www.swanwickwritersschool.org.uk for more information.