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You are cordially invited to attend a poetry reading and short discussion on Thursday 1 December at the Latvian Embassy, 45 Nottingham Place, London, W1U 5LY, United Kingdom at 6:30pm.

In September 2016, Riga hosted a unique international project (Poetry Translation Workshop) in which eight poets from Latvia and Great Britain were translating each other's works. It proved to be very successful and now International Writers and Translators House of Latvia, along with the Latvian Embassy in the United Kingdom, are hosting a poetry reading of the work of Krisjanis Zelgis and Eduards Aivars.

Next year both poets will have poetry collections in English published by Parthian Books.

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Join us for Collective – an evening celebrating poets who have recently published (or are due to publish) a new collection.  7.30pm, Thurs 1 December, The Little Man Coffee Co, Ivor House, Bridge Street, Cardiff CF10 2EE  Entertaining, amusing, thought-provoking, and surreal, this event will feature eight fantastic poets, representing six presses, including: MAB JONES (Indigo Dreams Publishing)MARK BLAYNEY (Parthian)TRACEY RHYS (Green Bottle Press)RHYS MILSOM (Accent Press) SUSIE WILD (Parthian)REBECCA PARFITT (Listen Softly London)NATALIE ANN HOLBOROW (Parthian)EMILY BLEWITT (Seren)Don't miss out on this incredible collection of poets! The event is FREE but there will be alcohol, coffee, tea, cake and books available to buy.

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The Carnival is a new pop-up bookshop in the centre of Cardiff that will provide an unrivalled selection of books from leading writers such as Rachel Trezise, Owen Sheers, Tristan Hughes, Cynan Jones, Deborah Kay Davies, Angela V. John, Dai Smith, John Harrison, Malachy Doyle, Wil Roberts, Horatio Claire, Alys Conran, Stevie Davies, Norman Schwenk, and Peter Lord. As well as exciting new voices such as Siôn Tomos Owen, Rebecca F. John, Gwenno Dafydd, Michael Oliver- Semenov, Gary Raymond, Mark Blayney, Susmita Bhattarcharya, Natalie Ann Holborow, Huw Davies and Eloise Williams, Nick Fisk and Dan Tyte.

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This past Saturday saw an incredibly successful signing event at Waterstones in Cardiff, for Gwenno Dafydd's new book Stand Up and Sock it to them Sister, which has been described as 'a comprehensive look at the past and present of funny women [...] A must read for anyone interested in women's comedy today'. Gwenno has asked her readers to send in pictures of the book travelling the world, and here are some highlights!            Chicago, U.S.A.              Indiana, U.S.A.            Malaga, Spain         Cardigan, Wales  ...

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