Ed Garland’s riposte to John Barnie on megacities and overpopulation
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Bloom and Bones: A Poetry Conversation Through Colour

TK Quentin is fascinated by the interplay between colour and our other senses, as revealed by this highly skilled and beautiful collaboration, informed by the neurological condition synaesthesia

PUBLISHED ON: 28/09/22

CATEGORY: Reviews

TK Quentin is fascinated by the interplay between colour and our other senses, as revealed by this highly skilled and beautiful collaboration, informe …

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John Barnie on the chaotic order and tangled underbelly of megacities, and the threat of overpopulation to our survival as a species

PUBLISHED ON: 03/08/22

CATEGORY: Column

John Barnie on the chaotic order and tangled underbelly of megacities, and the threat of overpopulation to our survival as a species

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Planet Blues

PUBLISHED ON: 26/04/22

CATEGORY: Essays, Feature length, Reviews, review-essay

It’s early winter. I’ve just been for a walk in a field. It’s part of the large estate that surrounds my home – a rented, retired 1830s farmhouse – an …

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The Book of Jem

JL George assesses a powerful literary dystopia and admires its sense of rootedness but finds that it may disappoint some readers in its characterisation choices

PUBLISHED ON: 26/01/22

CATEGORY: Reviews

Set in a future world that has banned religion in the aftermath of cataclysmic wars, Carole Hailey’s The Book of Jem portrays the implosion of an isol …

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Land of the Dawn-lit Mountains: A Journey across Arunachal Pradesh, India’s Forgotten Frontier

Amy Aed enjoys travel writing that restores human values, and discovers a remote state in north-eastern India

PUBLISHED ON: 27/01/21

CATEGORY: Reviews

Not only was Land of the Dawn-lit Mountains shortlisted for the 2018 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award, but it has also been given high praise by o …

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Naturalist: A Graphic Adaptation

Edward O Wilson, adapted by Jim Ottaviani, art by CM Butzer, colouring by Hilary Sycamore

PUBLISHED ON: 03/11/20

CATEGORY: Reviews

Edward O Wilson, as readers of the New Welsh Review will know, is one of the world’s leading evolutionary biologists, an entomologist with an unrivall …

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Blood Rain

Oliver Heath reviews a poetry collection that reflects the anxieties of contemporary society

PUBLISHED ON: 25/04/20

CATEGORY: Reviews

Our contemporary moment has come to be defined in no small part by its corresponding political conflicts and global crises. These myriad instances of …

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Water, Water, Nowhere

Heledd Williams

PUBLISHED ON: 22/10/19

CATEGORY: Fiction

Mattie tried to remain composed while she faced the IriScan, keeping her features relaxed so the pigment algorithm of her irises could be analysed. It …

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Wales Book of the Year 2019 at Aberystwyth

Erica Shepard

PUBLISHED ON: 31/07/19

CATEGORY: Blog

Literature Wales held the Wales Book of the Year 2019 at Aberystwyth’s Art Centre on the twentieth of June. It was a night to honour those for whom Wa …

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