The Road

‘The Road’ opens Angela Graham’s short-fiction collection, A City Burning, which she completed in 2017 with the aid of a Writer’s Bursary from Literature Wales (supported by the National Lottery through the Arts Council of Wales).


Ed Garland announced as winner of the New Welsh Writing Awards 2018

At a ceremony in Hay earlier this month, copywriter and former court usher Ed Garland was announced as winner of the New Welsh Writing Awards 2018

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Effortless Poetry of the Toddler

Hannah Engelkamp loves walking outside, her son loves it too. But as a mother with a deficit of peace and satisfaction, she can't seem to find it with him. How can he teach her his uncomplicated joy? I love walking, Hannah Engelkamp writes, but at this time I am not able to walk. I am not injured, I'm not disabled nor a prisoner; I have a toddler. Since my caesarean I have walked with the baby in a sling and then a buggy, but walks were all about how long he'd be happy. There was certainly no sense of abandon, of freedom...



Käthe Kollwitz: Portrait of the Artist

Harsher, more real, more felt, more understood than her contemporaries, Ellen Bell rediscovers the work of this artist, enjoying for the first time her understated display and allegory, and is rendered speechless by her exquisite draughtsmanship


The Moon-Eyed People and the White Ravens

Reginald Francis writes about the unexpected connections between Welsh and Native American cultures that were revealed by Peter Stevenson during an evening of music and storytelling


Aubrey and the Terrible Ladybirds

Eleanor Howe is charmed by this ripping yarn for children by Horatio Clare, at turns outrageous, hilarious, thoughtful and wise

New Summer Multimedia

Animated book trailer of the winning entry in the New Welsh Writing Awards 2018 Aberystwyth University Prize for an Essay Collection, 'Fiction as a Hearing Aid'. Text by Ed Garland, reading by Michael Dante, video, subtitles and animation by Emily Roberts, artwork by Gemma Roberts, audio recording by Aled John, shotlist by Aaron Kent, Senior Producer: Gwen Davies.


To Môn not Mölma: Feature review of Craith/Hidden

Gwen Davies writes that Craith/Hidden adds feminism and social conditioning to the big themes tackled by Welsh rural noir as well as asserting that individuals are not dispensable more...



Boa Constrictor

Rachel Trezise, whose play Tonypandemonium is at the National Theatre of Wales in the autumn of 2013 writes a response to Dai Country by Alun Richards in NWR 100. more...


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