Wanted: New Farmlife columnist

Farmers Weekly is on the hunt for a new columnist to write a monthly column in the Farmlife section.

Our new contributor will give readers a glimpse into their life in the countryside, with humour, sincerity and a fluent writing style.

They’ll share what’s keeping them busy, what’s making them laugh, what’s making them pull their hair out, what their other half is up to, what the kids have been doing (if applicable), plus their thoughts on general farming and rural issues.


Write an article of no more than 500 words on one of the following topics: “What keeps me up at night” or “What’s on my kitchen table”

You might want to try to make us laugh, make us cry or make us think – but the article should give us a sense of what life’s like for you.

Email your entry to fwfarmlife@rbi.co.uk, along with a few words (these can be extra to the 500) telling us a bit about yourself and why you’d make a great FW contributor.

The closing dates for entries is Friday 3 May, 2013.

Farmlife’s current columnist, Elizabeth Elder, is joining our rota of Opinion writers, creating this rare and exciting opportunity for a new Farmlife contributor.

Anyone who lives on a farm is eligible to enter, so this could be your chance to follow the footsteps of such favourites as Bella Hall, Judith Morrow, Chrissie Green and Suzie Paton.

You don’t have to have had work previously published, but this is a paid position and we are looking for someone who can meet deadlines and write about subjects with which readers will empathise.

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