A Twitter storm is not best braved when your email’s gone down (again) and there’s no IT support because you can’t afford any. One of the Welsh Books Council panel’s questions last week in our interview for the next cultural periodicals funding round (2015-19) was about where day-to-day debate takes place on literary affairs. My […]
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Machynlleth lecture on Welsh artist Thomas Jones timed for summer edition publication

Gwen Davies

PUBLISHED ON: 19/05/14

CATEGORY: Blog

On the eve of publication of Michael Tomlinson’s piece in our summer edition, Michael will deliver a market day lunchtime (12.00) free lecture at Mach …

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Brief as Photos

Penny Simpson

PUBLISHED ON: 22/05/13

CATEGORY: Essays

1. The Story Lens Within a year of taking her life in 1971, Diane Arbus represented the United States at the Venice Biennale, the first photographer t …

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Boing The Gong, We’re 100!

Gwen Davies

PUBLISHED ON: 08/05/13

CATEGORY: Editorial

MTV’s recent travesty of post-industrial life, reality bonanza The Valleys, shows the danger of following the money when it comes to feeling Welsh. So …

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Debate on Funded Magazines and Publishers in Wales

Gwen Davies and Nigel Jarrett

PUBLISHED ON: 07/11/12

CATEGORY: Interview

Nigel Jarrett, author: I just read a confession by a reasonably well-known (English) writer who said short story collections didn’t sell unless they w …

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Publishing in Wales

PUBLISHED ON: 29/12/11

CATEGORY: Blog

The New Welsh Review will shortly be launching, with the support of the Arts Council for Wales, a new annual publication, Welsh Writing in English; a …

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And so the End is Near

Kathryn Gray

PUBLISHED ON: 19/01/11

CATEGORY: Blog

Production rolls on for my final issue and soon it will be time, please. My successor will be Gwen Davies – who will take over the running of the maga …

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