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