Dare to Do: Taking on the Planet by Bike and Boat

Amy Aed takes a fast-paced global journey, with record-breaking adventurer Sarah Outen, which doesn’t shy away from mental distress

PUBLISHED ON: 03/05/21

CATEGORY: Reviews

Dare to Do is a fast-paced, engaging travel memoir by rower and adventurer,Sarah Outen, following her journey as she cycles, kayaks and rows across Eu …

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Lest We Forget

Wanda Zyborska writes about HM Stanley, Denbigh, memorialisation and art, asking, How can we have equality without diversity in our cultural representations?

PUBLISHED ON: 28/07/20

CATEGORY: Column, Opinion

The recent actions of Black Lives Matter (BLM) protesters tearing down statues of the slave owner Edward Colston in Bristol has drawn public attention …

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Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin

Caroline Stockford recommends this title as her favourite essay collection

PUBLISHED ON: 23/06/20

CATEGORY: Book recommendation video

Notes of a Native Son: New Welsh Writing Awards & Readers’ Poll 2018: Aberystwyth University Prize for an Essay Collection from New Welsh Review o …

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The Trees Won’t Tell

Cherish D Smith

PUBLISHED ON: 31/07/17

CATEGORY: Fiction, novella extract

‘You quit followin’ me, Erroll Harris!’ I call over my shoulder, clutching my books to my chest. The girls told me over lunch, fellas like a chase and …

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A Love Letter to Wales

To celebrate the publication of Hayley Long’s Aberystwyth-set young adult novel, The Nearest Faraway Place, the multiple Costa prize shortlisted author explains why the town has such a hold on her

PUBLISHED ON: 31/07/17

CATEGORY: Author process

The Nearest Faraway Place is a story about grief. Super massive grief. The type that takes hold of the heart and the brain and freezes them both. But …

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Honey Poo Poo and the Sad Songs of the Homesick

Nadia Kamil

PUBLISHED ON: 25/07/17

CATEGORY: Opinion

Depending on how you came across her, Judith Owen could strike you as several different people. Her range of work throughout her career is like a hall …

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Contemporary Literature from Wales

Gwen Davies, Robin Chapman and Suzy Ceulan Hughes

PUBLISHED ON: 25/07/17

CATEGORY: Podcast

Gwen Davies on recent fiction in English from Wales, Robin Chapman on the rejection of politicisation in Welsh-language literature since devolution, S …

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Diffusions Photography Festival – Looking for America

Nathan Munday

PUBLISHED ON: 09/03/17

CATEGORY: Blog

EE Cummings wrote that ‘America is always on the move’ and so is Google Earth’s strange little van that seems to be following me around Cardiff; it ha …

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Your Brother’s Blood (The Walkin’ Trilogy)

Gee Williams

PUBLISHED ON: 18/02/14

CATEGORY: Reviews

There’s a moment in Stoppard’s screenplay of Shakespeare in Love when the mature playwright encounters an aspiring John Webster and they discuss the f …

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We Did Not Know Yet

Nancy Anne Miller

PUBLISHED ON: 20/11/13

CATEGORY: Poetry

We didn’t know yet that we were immigrants too, as we watched West Side Story when we first came to America. We didn’t know how we would miss our isla …

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