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2017, Leonora Britto, Library of Wales, Parthian Books, Rachel Tresize -

'This series of books (the Library of Wales) seem to be grant funding at its best – stepping in where the market wouldn’t and giving Welsh people today a much needed reminder that there is more to our history than Dylan Thomas.' 
– the Independent Report for Support for Publishing and Literature in Wales, Chaired by Professor Medwin Hughes 

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2017, Events, Parthian Books, Wales -

This past weekend (8-11 June) was a big one for Hilly Janes and her book Ugly, Lovely: Dylan Thomas’ Swansea and Carmarthenshire of the 1950’s in pictures with four events offering insights into the beautiful, nostalgic volume.

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2017, Barry Forshaw, competitions, Crime Fiction, Parthian Books, Rhosygilwen, Wales, writing -

Could you be the next great crime writer? We're giving away two bursaries to new writing talent under 30 to enable them to attend a three-and-a-half day residential retreat on the international art of great Crime Writing. The ‘Killer Novel’ Residential Retreat runs from August 25 until August 28, 2017 at the luxurious listed Rhosygilwen Mansion in North Pembrokeshire.

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2017, Internship Blog, Parthian Books -

Former Parthian interns Eva Queguiner and Owen Locke write about their experiences at Parthian; the jobs they were given and how they found the placements.

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2017, Author of the Month, Authors, Books, June 2017, Parthian Books, Women in Translation -

Ece Temelkuran was born in 1973 and is a Turkish writer, journalist and political commentator. She has written various columns which have been published in leading international newspapers such as the Guardian and Le Monde. Her work has not gone unnoticed: in 2001 she received the Pen for Peace Award and in 2009 she received the Free Thought and Democracy Award. Her work often tackles subjects like the Kurdish and Armenian questions, the women's movement, and political prisoners, which are all highly controversial topics in her homeland of Turkey. Her criticism of the Turkish government eventually led to her dismissal...

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