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2019, Events, News, Slovak Literature, Translation -

This year marks 30 years since the Velvet Revolution of Slovakia, and 26 since it gained independence. In the UK, much of Slovakia's rich and fascinating culture remains untapped, and we agree that this needs changing. Having published Uršuľa Kovalyk’s brilliant collection The Night Circus and other stories earlier this year, we are thrilled to take part in a UK-wide events programme celebrating Slovak arts and literature.

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2019, Fiction, Heartland, Jodie Bond, New writing, news, Niall Griffiths, PENfro, poetry, prizes, radio drama, Rhiannon Hooson, Richard Owain Roberts, Short Story -

Congratulations to all the overall winners and shortlisted writers of the PENfro Festival Writing Awards. They will all be published in the inaugural Penfro Festival anthology Heartland, which will be launched on Saturday 12 October at PENfro Festival at lunchtime, with judges Rhiannon Hooson and Niall Griffiths present. We really hope to see you there! The overall winner of the Short Story Prize, Richard Owain Roberts, will be releasing his debut novel Hello Friend We Missed You through us in May 2020 and his debut short story collection All The Places We Lived is available from our online store. Richard won for his story...

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2019, Haydar Ergülen, News, Poetry, Selected Poems, Translation, Turkey -

We are so pleased to be launching Haydar Ergülen's Selected Poems, Pomegranate Garden, into the shops next month with UK launch events planned for November. Haydar is one of the most prominent poets writing in Turkey today. Author of more than a dozen books of poetry and another dozen of essays, his work is only beginning to appear in English and this selected works will change his reach significantly. His most recent book is Öyle Küçük Şeyler (Kırmızı Kedi, 2016). He lives in Istanbul. The poetry of Haydar Ergülen unquestionably draws upon and expresses many of the basic forces that continue...

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