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Interview with Cynan Jones and Caryl Lewis

Podcast: Contemporary Literature from Wales

Poetry Showcase: Does Eternity Mean Anything to You?

Audio review: Jane Docherty reviews ‘Queer Wales: The History, Culture and Politics of Queer Life in Wales’ ed Huw Osborne

Audio review: George Sandifer-Smith reviews ‘Ash and Bones’ by Mike Thomas

Interview: Katherine Stansfield on ‘Falling Creatures’

Dewi Huw Owen on Plant y Dyfroedd a novel by Aled Islwyn

Dewi Huw Owen on Saith Cam Iolo a novel by Aled Evans

Gwen Davies on Sol a Lara a novel by Tony Bianchi

Shannon Parker on Jwg ar Seld short stories by Lleucu Roberts

Watch this humorous animated story by Dan Anthony ‘The Fake in the Back’


Suzy Ceulan Hughes champions Grief Is the Thing With Feathers by Max Porter for the New Welsh Readers' Poll 2017 for best Novella.

Caroline Stockford champions The Pigeon by Patrick Süskind for the New Welsh Readers' Poll 2017 for best Novella.

Ashley Joy Owen champions The Awakening by Kate Chopin for the New Welsh Readers' Poll 2017 for best Novella.

See the results for the Best Memoir and Novella New Welsh Readers' Poll 2017.


Audio Book Club: Anywhere Out of the World by Alan Bilton discussed by Suzy Ceulan Hughes, Gwen Davies, Mary Jacob, Caroline Stockford and Tomos Radford in the Chair.

Audio Review: The Wildings by Nilanjana Roy, reviewed by Tomos Radford.

Poetry Showcase Video: Models of Behaviour. A poetry showcase on models of behaviour, 'Bottle & Pebbles' by Gretchen Tessmer, '22 July, 2011' & 'Malcolm Robinson's Funeral Services' by Ellen Bell, and 'Is He Alive?' by Eluned Rees.

Poetry Showcase Video: Force of Nature. poetry showcase of four poems on the force of nature, featuring 'Winter Bathroom' & 'Piano' by Louise Warren, 'Baudelaire's Woman' by Eluned Rees, and Betws-y-Coed by Carla Manfredino.

Travel prose: talks & readings by Hannah Garrard, Julie Owen Moylan & Karen Phillips, highly commended authors in the New Welsh Writing Awards 2016, University of South Wales Prize for Travel Writing.


New Welsh Writing Awards 2016: University of South Wales Prize for Travel Writing final ceremony at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in Cardiff on 7 July 2016. Filmed, edited and produced by Made in Cardiff TV.

Editor Gwen Davies presents the highlights of the forthcoming autumn edition of New Welsh Reader, 112, published on 1 September 2016.

Audio bookclub: Mary Jacob, Ashley Owen, Fo Orbell & Tomos Radford discuss Tonke Dragt's The Secrets of the Wildwood (trans Laura Watkinson)

Audio review: Fiona Orbell on GR Gemin's Sweet Pizza (Nosy Crow).

Animation of 'Bush Meat: As My Mother Told Me' by Mandy Sutter, winner of the New Welsh Writing Awards 2016 University of Wales Prize for Travel Writing.

Shortlist showcase for the New Welsh Writing Awards 2016 University of South Wales Prize for Travel Writing, comprising talks and readings by John Harrison, Nathan Llywelyn Munday and Mandy Sutter.

Interview with Crystal Jeans author of The Vegetarian Tigers of Paradise (Honno), her autobiographical debut novel, published May 2016.


Audio reviews: Daniel Leeman reviews short story collection Used to Be by Elizabeth Baines, Ashley Owen reviews poetry collection John Ormond: Collected Poems edited by Rian Evans.

Plus don't miss our Poetry Showcase: ‘Mare Nostrum’ by Zoë Skoulding & Nia Davies, a specially commissioned animation of an exclusive poem responding to the Odyssey and the current refugee crisis.

New Welsh Review's multimedia programme is sponsored by Aberystwyth University.



Audio reviews: Mary Jacob reviews short story collection Clown's Shoes by Rebecca F John, Ashley Wakefield reviews poetry collection The Man at the Corner Table by Rosie Shepperd and Emma Musty reviews short story collection Dopplegangers by Mark Blayney.

Plus watch an interview with Tony Bianchi about his novel Harry Selwyn’s Last Race and our Poetry showcase video: Poems of goddesses and anti-heroines by Alys Conran, Polly Atkin, Stav Poleg and Claire Booker.

New Welsh Review's multimedia programme is sponsored by Aberystwyth University.


Audio reviews: Ashley Wakefield reviews Boy Running by Paul Henry, Mary Jacob reviews Hallelujah for 50ft Women edited by the The Raving Beauties and Maddy McGlynn reviews Desire Line by Gee Williams.

Plus watch an interview with Alix Nathan about her latest novel, The Flight of Sarah Battle and our Video Showcase: Four Poems of Fire and Water by Jack Freeman, Maggie Harris and Karen Izod.


New Welsh Writing Awards 2015

Video Showcase of the shortlisted works and authors.

Two-minute interpretation of the winning entry

From Spring 2014, you can still watch author Deryn Rees-Jones here (30 minutes, video) or you can also watch an interview with Kate Hamer here with talking from Cardiff about her debut novel for Faber. The Girl in the Red Coat. (30 minutes, video). Also available to listen to our spring issue podcast (30 minutes, audio)

Watch our video interview with fiction editor Penny Thomas (10 minutes). Also available: presented by Katherine Stansfield an audio review here, looking at fictional personae and fraught father-daughter relationships in Pascale Petit’s poetry collection, Fauverie, based on Amazonian bestiary myths. (10 minutes, audio). Finally, you can listen to editor Gwen Davies talk about what's in our winter 2014 edition here. (10 minutes, audio).


From autumn 2014, you can still watch Heini Gruffudd here (30 minutes video) Free to view or Wiliam Owen Roberts here (30 minutes video). Or, you can also listen to the August podcast by editor Gwen Davies [here (30 minutes audio).


Also from this autumn, our Autumn edition highlights is available to listen to here (8 minutes audio) as well as an in-brief audio review of Carrie Etter’s poetry collection, Imagined Sons (Seren), available here (10 minutes audio).

Meanwhile, from our in brief archive, you can still watch Diarmait Mac Giolla Chriost in a video here talking about Welsh-language prison literature.


From Summer 2014, you can still listen to Jo Mazelis here (30 minute audio) or watch Daniel Williams here (30 minute video). And our 30-minute early and late summer 2014 podcasts are also still available to listen to.


Also from this summer, our shorter 10-minute video with Rob Mimpriss is available here and a 10 minute audio clip with New Welsh Review editor Gwen Davies can be listened to here


You can also still watch Caroline Stockford's spring 2014 New Welsh Review interviews with Gwyneth Lewis here and Lisa Blower here, both free to view.


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