Preview poem by Paul Brooke from his collection of photographs and poems of the wildlife of Torres del Paine, Patagonia
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The One Who Sleeps in Caves with Pumas

Preview poem by Paul Brooke from his collection of photographs and poems of the wildlife of Torres del Paine, Patagonia

PUBLISHED ON: 27/10/22

CATEGORY: Poetry

Preview poem by Paul Brooke from his collection of photographs and poems of the wildlife of Torres del Paine, Patagonia

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Pairing Wales and South America

Richard Gwyn

PUBLISHED ON: 11/02/20

CATEGORY: Opinion

Richard Gwyn on the central, serious, importance of make-believe to Latin American life and literature, and the gestation of his festival, Fiction Fie …

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Stranger Shores

Karen Phillips

PUBLISHED ON: 25/07/17

CATEGORY: Travel

3. The Waiting Shore The main road through Mahahual runs past the hotel, a thin track of tarmac with thin drifts of sand nudging out from the high cur …

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The House in Tigre

Daniel Samoilovich (translated by Richard Gwyn)

PUBLISHED ON: 25/07/17

CATEGORY: Poetry

We have a house in South America. Here are the dogs with no owner, the river, palm trees, summer, the little tangled bush of wild roses, slanting ligh …

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From Bitch’s Daughter

Malú Urriola (translated by Richard Gwyn)

PUBLISHED ON: 25/07/17

CATEGORY: Poetry

Outside a red light was swinging and the sign fell apart like the sign of a deadbeat nightclub, as if we were crashing into death, the man took out a …

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150, Patagonia

João Morais

PUBLISHED ON: 23/02/17

CATEGORY: Blog

A story as epic as the Welsh emigration to Patagonia requires an epic retelling, and in this, NTW has succeeded. Using English, Cymraeg, and Español t …

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The Other Tiger: Recent Poetry from Latin America

Suzy Ceulan Hughes

PUBLISHED ON: 01/02/17

CATEGORY: Reviews

Suzy Ceulan Hughes admires Richard Gwyn’s impressive anthology of translations from containing 155 poems by 96 poets from 16 countries of Latin Americ …

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Gwalia Patagonia

Jonathan Edwards

PUBLISHED ON: 01/10/15

CATEGORY: Reviews

So then, Patagonia. A part of South America that is, somehow, Welsh. Right now, on the other side of the world, people are eating Welsh cakes under fl …

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1519: A Journey to the End of Time

Jonathan Edwards rates this travel journal through Mexico which combines Aztec history and meta-narrative of the author’s battle with cancer, but asks whether the personal story is more compelling than the history

PUBLISHED ON: 01/08/15

CATEGORY: Reviews

When the award-winning Welsh travel writer John Harrison set out to write a book about the Aztecs, in which he would travel the route along the Mexica …

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