The process of choosing the longlist for the New Welsh Writing Awards has been unexpectedly delightful. It was a tall order, with an early summer launch, to expect enough high calibre entries by a deadline four months away. To further require pieces of considerable length, at least 8000 words, upped the ante, as did the […]
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Seeking a new Rachel Carson!

Gwen Davies

PUBLISHED ON: 18/01/17

CATEGORY: New Welsh Writing Awards

My summer reading has gone au naturel. I’ve weened myself off my usually favoured voice-heavy teenagers and a spate of uncharacteristic historical tra …

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Forward Prize Nomination for Meirion Jordan

Kathryn Gray

PUBLISHED ON: 23/07/09

CATEGORY: New Welsh Writing Awards

Congratulations to Meirion Jordan, who has been nominated for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. Read the story here.

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Wales Book of the Year: 2009

Kathryn Gray

PUBLISHED ON: 17/06/09

CATEGORY: New Welsh Writing Awards

Many congratulations to Deborah Kay Davies on winning the Wales Book of the Year 2009 for her debut collection of short stories Grace Tamar and Laszlo …

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