On 5 February, the zoology lecture rooms of Swansea University played host to a talk on literature by Dr Kieron Smith. He is a lecturer at Swansea University, having earned his PhD in Media History/Welsh Writing in English. The talk was an hour-long and gave detail on a project that Dr Smith had been involved […]
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Summer Reading 2012

Gwen Davies

PUBLISHED ON: 30/08/12

CATEGORY: Blog

My summer reading was, first of all purely for pleasure, Alice Munro, Carried Away. Then, in connection with work, since I’m interviewing Jon Gower fo …

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Quick checklist of favourites from 26 Treasures

Gwen Davies

PUBLISHED ON: 10/07/12

CATEGORY: Blog

Quick checklist of favourites from 26 Treasures. Published in September but curiously available to those in the know and launched last week at Gŵyl Ar …

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Smithy, Super Thursday and the Evergreen Book as Gift.

Gwen Davies

PUBLISHED ON: 10/10/11

CATEGORY: Blog

Gavin and Stacey’s Smithy did shove up a Severn Bridge toll barrier to ‘break into Wales’. But when all’s said and done, he is no champion of Wales. S …

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Waleshome.org

Kathryn Gray

PUBLISHED ON: 06/12/10

CATEGORY: Blog

I meant to flag up this great site to readers who might not be aware of it some time ago. It fell through the cracks. I’ll rectify that. waleshome.org …

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Picks of 2010

Kathryn Gray

PUBLISHED ON: 15/11/10

CATEGORY: New Welsh Writing Awards

The year is old. And so I weigh up the fortunes of what’s passed. A human impulse, perhaps. Of the type that Larkin would have endorsed and mocked equ …

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In the Pipeline

Kathryn Gray

PUBLISHED ON: 05/10/10

CATEGORY: Blog

A hectic and highly enjoyable few months, which have seen the editor take her first holiday in some years. But now the tan has faded and onwards we go …

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