(c) For Mountain, Sand & Sea, Warren Orchard
(c) For Mountain, Sand & Sea, Warren Orchard


The Ape on the Rock

As a PhD researcher at Aberystwyth University, Kirsty Sedgman studied audiences’ responses to National Theatre Wales’s productions and published her findings in her academic book Locating the Audience.

In her latest essay Kirsty expands on her findings and reports how universality and national or local relevance are the contrasting values sought by National Theatre Wales audiences in different parts of the country.



Fallen Poets: Edward Thomas & Wales

Linda Rhinehart attended Dr Andrew Webb’s lecture on the poet Edward Thomas on Wales and nature, an event accompanying the National Library of Wales' Fallen Poets exhibition


Stitched Voices

Michael Tomlinson reviews this arts exhibition at Aberystwyth Arts Centre, with initial misgivings on its political nature, but soon changes his opinion


The Map and the Clock

A special event to mark the publication of The Map and the Clock, an anthology of verse curated by Carol Ann Duffy and Gillian Clarke, at Aberystwyth Arts Centre on Friday 17 March 2017

NEW Spring Multimedia

Watch interviews with Cynan Jones and Caryl Lewis, as well as Katherine Stansfield talking about her latest novel Falling Creatures. Listen to a podcast about contemporary literature from Wales, watch a Poetry Showcase: Does Eternity Mean Anything to You? and listen to audio reviews of Queer Wales: The History, Culture and Politics of Queer Life in Wales edited by Huw Osborne and Ash and Bones by Mike Thomas.


The Other Tiger: Recent Poetry from Latin America

Suzy Ceulan Hughes admires Richard Gwyn’s impressive anthology of translations containing 155 poems by 96 poets from 16 countries of Latin America more...



A special relationship

The Valleys, as Dai Smith reminds us, were more like America than they were like England. The immigration into Gwalia (to use Idris Davies's name for them) was only surpassed by that to the New World. The Great Valleys Dream - socialism, if you like - was no less potent than the Great American Dream more...


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