Welsh writer Horatio Clare to lead master class for aspiring authors

Horatio Clare

On Saturday October the 13th, Horatio Clare a writer, radio producer and journalist will lead a master class in telling true stories aimed at aspiring new authors.

Born in London, he and his brother Alexander grew up on a hill farm in the Black Mountains of South Wales.

His first book Running for the Hills won a Somerset Maugham Award in 2007, was longlisted for The Guardian First Book Award 2006 and Clare was shortlisted for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award, 2007.

Since then his journalism has appeared in The Guardian, The Sunday Times, The Spectator, The New Statesman, The Financial Times, The Daily Telegraph and Vogue.

At the BBC Clare worked as a researcher, then producer on Front Row (Radio 4), Night Waves and The Verb (Radio 3) for which he now freelances.

The course taked place on Saturday October the 13th, 10am – 4pm at the Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre. The course costs £50, with tickets available by calling 01874 623 366 or emailing visitor.centre@breconbeacons.org

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