Breathing is the Loudest Thing

Poem by Sophia Nicholson

PUBLISHED ON: 03/05/21

CATEGORY: Poetry

The clock crawls loudly to 6pm, so                     …

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Practice

Poem about social distancing as a metaphor of divided loyalty, by Elisabeth McKetta

PUBLISHED ON: 01/04/21

CATEGORY: Poetry

For seventy days we practised at home all forms of being safe: the short, masked walks, the long hand washes, the being as self- contained as the sun. …

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The Word by JL George

Animation & artwork: Emily & Edalie Roberts.

PUBLISHED ON: 05/06/19

CATEGORY: Book trailer

Filmic trailer of a dystopian novella with big themes of propaganda, communication and cohersion with a touching teenage boys’ friendship at it heart. …

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Eluned Gramich Reviews Dignity by Alys Conran (Weidenfeld & Nicolson)

Eluned Gramich reviews the novel Dignity by Alys Conran

PUBLISHED ON: 27/03/19

CATEGORY: Audio review

SCROLL DOWN FOR SCRIPT   Eluned Gramich reviews the novel Dignity by Alys Conran (Weidenfeld & Nicolson), published on 4 April. Researched, s …

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Dignity: a Letter

Alys Conran

PUBLISHED ON: 27/03/19

CATEGORY: Author process

Dignity is published on 4 April. Although many of the social and historical aspects of Dignity come from family experience and other primary and secon …

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Zero Hours on the Boulevard: Tales of Independence and Belonging

Alex Diggins find that this short-story collection is razor-edged in its timeliness; but can literature heal the wounds of Brexit?

PUBLISHED ON: 26/02/19

CATEGORY: Reviews

A couple argue over whether to take in the stranger scratching at the door. A lonely young man, employed by a euthanasia clinic, resolves to take his …

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University Connections and Professional Lives

Drs Michelle Deininger & Claire Flay-Petty

PUBLISHED ON: 24/10/18

CATEGORY: Essays

In 2015, we fortuitously presented papers on the same panel at the inaugural Modernist Network Cymru (MONC) conference, bringing together the work of …

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Dusty Cut’s Hawaii

Nathan Llywelyn Munday

PUBLISHED ON: 23/10/18

CATEGORY: Reviews

Tŷ Newydd was behind me and it was very wet. I’d spent a couple of days with Phil – Dusty Cut Phil – writing about everything, staying up too late, wa …

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Floating: A Return to Waterlog

‘Skin alight’, having joined the swimming revolution, the author, in this homage to Roger Deakin, fails to cure his own anxiety, writes Jane MacNamee, but all the same makes a heartfelt account to resist the pale shadow of virtual reality

PUBLISHED ON: 23/10/18

CATEGORY: Reviews

Roger Deakin’s Waterlog, A Swimmer’s Journey through Britain, an enchanting account of his swimming journey through Britain, has been an irresistible …

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Willow’s Leelo & Dave

Carolyn Jess-Cooke

PUBLISHED ON: 15/05/18

CATEGORY: Poetry

The fish is blue and invisible. His – it’s a he – name is Leelo. Leelo has backstory – his parents are missing and he has to find them. Until then, Wi …

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