(c) Sue Flood
(c) Sue Flood


Honey Poo Poo and the Sad Songs of the Homesick

Depending on how you came across her, Judith Owen could strike you as several different people. Her range of work throughout her career is like a hall of mirrors, each genre reflecting a slightly differently shaped person. Once you spend any time in the Judith Owen hall of mirrors, you soon realise that the singing-songwriting persona appears to be the most accurate image of her, and the clearest distillation of her talent...



Welsh Short Story Network, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, 15 October

Jacob Oliver reports from the latest showcase of the Welsh Short Story Network this autumn at Aberystwyth Arts Centre


For the Birds, RSPB Ynys-hir Reserve 2–5 October 2014

‘For the Birds’ is a newly devised collaboration between multi-media artists Dark Spark, Esther Tew, Kathy Hinde and Jony Easterby; Ellen Bell saw it at Ynys-hir, Eglwys-fach, Ceredigion, last week, and found it a joyful experience.


Not the Only Gay on the Picket Line

Rhian E Jones went to see Pride, and enjoyed this feel-good movie, set in the Dulais Valley and marking thirty years since the start of the 1984 miners’ strike

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Ben Richmond talks to Heini Gruffudd about his most recent book, a family memoir, A Haven for Hitler. Exclusively for subscribers, Ben's interview for New Welsh Review with Wiliam Owen Roberts is available log in here to access. He also speaks to Diarmait Mac Giolla Chriost, the author of Welsh Writing, Political Action & Incarceration, about Welsh-language prison literature. Plus: check out our late summer podcast plus editor Gwen Davies presents the highlights from the autumn issue highlights here.


Miners at the Quarry Pool

Michael Nott admires the wit and remarkably sustained musical ear present in this debut collection of poetry on underground spaces more...



Pulp Kitchen

The UK may have no shortage of home-grown psychopaths but we are rapidly running up a trade deficit in criminologists. Lone maverick investigators are being imported in record numbers and chilly Scandinavia, for the moment, has cornered the market. more...

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