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Little, Brown & Company acquired the audiobook rights of John Martin’s memoir A Raid Over Berlin, published by south Wales-based publisher Parthian Books. This harrowing true-life story rose to #1 on Amazon Bestsellers after being featured on BBC’s The One Show on 27 November.

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Authors, Books, Cardiff, Fiction, News, open mic, Parthian Books, Picnic, Poems, Poetry, poets, readings, Roath Park, spoken word, writing -

After the success of our first double book launch event at the Roath Park pub in Cardiff earlier in October, we bring you our new monthly reading event Picnic featuring guest readers published by Parthian and our friends and a spoken word open mic. This month's debut event features poet and novelist Rhian Elizabeth, essayist Dylan Moore and poet and fiction writer Mari Ellis Dunning. Free entry. 18+ Sign up for the open mic on the night, first come, first served. The open mic will be split across both halves of the evening, interspersed with the guests. Parthian books will also be on sale.

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Books, Literary Fiction, New Releases, Parthian Books, Working Class -

Working class voices are not going unnoticed. On Tuesday, Glen James Brown's debut novel Ironopolis was acclaimed as an 'extraordinary novel' in The Morning Star. Reviewer Paul Simon described the Middlesbrough-set book as 'breathtaking in its ambition and delivery.' 

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Book festival, Books, Literary Festival, Llansteffan, Parthian Books, Poetry, Poetry in Translation, Wales -

Llansteffan Literary Festival is a week-long celebration of books, stories, and poetry running from June 3rd - June 10th. We're excited by the wealth of talented writers this year, coming from as near as Cardiff and as far as Latvia. 

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Book Launch, Books, Photography, Wales, Welsh Art -

The Being Human Festival wrapped up another successful year Saturday, Nov. 25 with Bernard Mitchell's launch of 'Pieces of a Jigsaw: Portraits of Artists and Writers of Wales'. The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery held a packed room to hear Bernard's anecdotes about the great Welsh writers and artists he photographed, including Ceri Richards and Daniel Jones.  The event was a celebration of Bernard as much as it was of Welsh art and writing, with his son giving the introduction, his daughter snapping photos, and his grandson videotaping. Professor Gwyn Thomas of Swansea University, shared about the importance of Bernard's work against the...

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