The wolf unclamps his jaw from a bison’s shredded flank. Spritzes of blood mid-air stream back inside the wound snapping shut like a gill… Adam Tavel’s third poetry collection, Catafalque, recently won the 2017 Richard Wilbur Book Award and is forthcoming with the University of Evansville Press. He is also the author of The Fawn […]
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Moscow to Beijing on Train Number Four

Julie Owen Moylan

PUBLISHED ON: 25/07/17

CATEGORY: Blog

I hate being cold and would happily live somewhere with permanent summer time. I can get chilly in Cardiff in July. I imagined the Russians would be s …

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Book trailer animation: winner of the New Welsh Writing Awards 2017 Americymru Prize for Memoir. Video by Emily Roberts

Catherine Haines (dir: Emily Roberts)

PUBLISHED ON: 25/07/17

CATEGORY: Book trailer

  Winner of the New Welsh Writing Awards 2017: Americymru Prize for Memoir from New Welsh Review on Vimeo.

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Cheval 9

Jack Pugh

PUBLISHED ON: 01/02/17

CATEGORY: Reviews

Cheval, now in its ninth year, collects the best work submitted to the Terry Hetherington Award – one of the most significant awards for young writers …

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Llafar

Maitreyabandhu

PUBLISHED ON: 20/05/14

CATEGORY: Poetry

for Meirion Jones We asked the local farmer about the name and was it ‘Rushing’, crowding through the rocks in twisting curtains or how the river shoc …

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Hayley Long

Megan Welsh

PUBLISHED ON: 11/11/13

CATEGORY: Interview

Hayley Long is the author of several novels, mainly for young adults, including What’s Up with Jody Barton? (shortlisted for the 2012 Costa Book Award …

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Interview with Katrina Naomi

Kate Hamer

PUBLISHED ON: 26/08/13

CATEGORY: Interview

Katrina Naomi’s poem, ‘The Woman Who Walks Naked’, is published on 1 September in NWR 101 NWR: Tell me about the concept of ‘the collection’. Yours in …

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Aurora Irrealis

Gwen Davies

PUBLISHED ON: 26/08/13

CATEGORY: Editorial

The subjunctive is a grammatical mood found in many languages. Subjunctive forms of verbs are typically used to express various states of unreality su …

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Rufous Fantail

Mark Tredinnick

PUBLISHED ON: 26/08/13

CATEGORY: Poetry

She stands there in plain sight in the blue light at the back of his mind — her fuck-me boots, Her love-me eyes… Mark Tredinnick is a celebrated Aus …

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Hitting the Road with Frida Kahlo

Valerie Laws

PUBLISHED ON: 26/08/13

CATEGORY: Poetry

The sound of my thirteen bones breaking Rings through my limbs, the world slows Down, slooowwwws right down, the noise I’m Making a deep bass mooing. …

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