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).


Longlist of the New Welsh Writing Awards 2018 Announced

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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...



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


The Dragon Has Two Tongues

On the eve on the announcement of the winner of the New Welsh Writing Awards 2018: Aberystwyth University Prize for an Essay Collection, Tony Brown celebrates Glyn Jones’ deeply humane classic, The Dragon Has Two Tongues, published this summer in a new


Rebel Sun

Suzannah V Evans on an otherworldly collection bound by place, as political as it is lyrical more...



The Poet I Might Have Been

My leaving America to come back to Britain in 1985 was touch and go, nearly didn’t happen. Had I not talked to my employer that afternoon, when he urged me to go back to the UK, saying that the
excitements of New York would always be there but that home isn’t an infinitely renewable option… more...


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