According to John Berger, when we see a work of art, ‘We leave it, carrying away in our consciousness something which we didn’t have before…. What we take away with us – on the most profound level,’ Berger suggests, ‘is the memory of the artist’s way of looking at the world.’ This creates meaning and […]
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The Road

Angela Graham

PUBLISHED ON: 15/05/18

CATEGORY: Reviews

I made a film about it. Much later. I recreated it. Look. Here. See? A static shot. A frame empty of people. We are at the dark end of a narrow, short …

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Planet Earth in Reverse

Adam Tavel

PUBLISHED ON: 15/05/18

CATEGORY: Poetry

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 Tave …

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Ashley Owen reviews Zoology by Gillian Clarke

PUBLISHED ON: 25/03/18

CATEGORY: Audio review

Audio review of Ashley Owen reviewing the poetry collection Zoology by Gillian Clarke, published by Carcanet. Audio recording & edit: Anna Lowthia …

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Call for Entries: New Welsh Writing Awards 2018 Aberystwyth University Prize for an Essay Collection

PUBLISHED ON: 02/10/17

CATEGORY: New Welsh Writing Awards

SCROLL DOWN FOR TRANSCRIPT Call for Entries: New Welsh Writing Awards 2018 Aberystwyth University Prize for an Essay Collection from New Welsh Review …

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Adventures with the Wife in Space: New Welsh Writing Awards & Readers’ Poll 2018: AU Prize for an Essay Collection

PUBLISHED ON: 02/10/17

CATEGORY: New Welsh Writing Awards

Adventures with the Wife in Space: New Welsh Writing Awards & Readers’ Poll 2018: AU Prize for an Essay Collection from New Welsh Review on Vimeo. …

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Beware the Mythic Aura

Gwen Davies

PUBLISHED ON: 30/09/17

CATEGORY: Blog

Today we launch both this e-edition, Review 19 (subscriber-exclusive), and our next writing prize, the New Welsh Writing Awards 2018: Aberystwyth Univ …

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Folk Tale

Chris Emery

PUBLISHED ON: 01/09/17

CATEGORY: Poetry

That with stoats pulled such tunes in a green well and made loose an axe, walled snow, exile, sea. And danced and held arms out with our black joy and …

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‘Y Llif’ (‘Against the Current’) with English subtitles

PUBLISHED ON: 01/08/17

CATEGORY: Interview

Caryl Lewis’ story ‘Y Llif’ (‘Against the Current’) with English subtitles, read by Dewi Huw Owen and translated by Gwen Davies. Subtitling by Aled Jo …

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Call & Response: A Friendship in Poems

Judy Brown & Katrina Naomi

PUBLISHED ON: 25/07/17

CATEGORY: Opinion

What we do Our collaboration is now two-and-a-half years’ old. We got the idea from Like Starlings, so we’re well aware it’s nothing new, but it’s tau …

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