Jan Morris 1926-2020

Chris Moss celebrates the life of a sharp-eyed, analytical and eclectic writer with the knack of being in the right place at the right time

PUBLISHED ON: 23/11/20

CATEGORY: Obituary

Wales’ most celebrated writer, Jan Morris, has died, aged 94.  The news comes at the end of a grim year during which her guiding passion – travel – ha …

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Contemporary Literature from Wales

Gwen Davies, Robin Chapman and Suzy Ceulan Hughes

PUBLISHED ON: 25/07/17


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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Paul Stephenson

Suzannah V Evans

PUBLISHED ON: 01/05/17

CATEGORY: Interview

The poet Paul Stephenson grew up in Cambridge, England, and has since lived in France, Spain, and Belgium. He completed the Jerwood Arvon Mentoring Sc …

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Moscow Tales

Eluned Gramich

PUBLISHED ON: 20/05/14


This collection of stories is the latest installment of City Tales: a series focusing on European capitals. The title describes the fifteen selected p …

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NWR Records First Book Group

Gwen Davies

PUBLISHED ON: 19/03/14


Mary Jacob & Suzy Ceulan Hughes made marvellous contributions last night to a recorded book club on Eliza Granville’s novel Gretel & the Dark …

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Islands on the Edge: Orkney

John Harrison

PUBLISHED ON: 01/09/12


The year is 1153. Earl Harald Maddardson set out for Orkney at Christmas with four ships and a hundred men. He put in at Hamna Voe on the west side of …

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Nia Davies

PUBLISHED ON: 31/07/12


‘[They] beg me to recount it all – / to tell their stories, my story, and I do.’ This is Zoë Brigley, setting herself a poetic quest, whilst on a resi …

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