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Authors, Cardiff, Hey Bert, Interviews, Poems, Poetry, poets, Roberto Pastore -

Roberto Pastore published his first full collection of poetry, Hey Bert, with us in October. He was recently featured in the Western Mail's Author's Notes and here is the interview with Jenny White in full: Tell me a bit about yourself – where you grew up, how you came to Cardiff, when you started writing poetry. So I grew up in and around Milton Keynes, England, we moved around a lot growing up. My family comes from Italy, my father lives there now. My poem Show Homes is about my parents fondness for looking around houses. It was the era of...

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Author's Notes, Hey Bert, Interview, Interviews, News, Poems, Poetry, poets, Roberto Pastore, Wales -

Jenny White calls Roberto Pastore 'A sparkling new poetic voice' in the Western Mail today.  We may be biased, but we'd have to agree ;) 'Juggling the mystical and the mundane, Roberto Pastore's first full-length collection of poetry is a thrilling book that begs to be savoured. Bright, vivid memories of people loved and lost, the slipperiness of time and memory, the hope that can be found even in the depths of suffering – it's all there in these beautiful, enigmatic, often incantatory poems.' Pick up a copy of the Western Mail today to read the interview in full. Buy...

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Book Launch, Cardiff MADE, Hey Bert, Kittie Belltree, News, Parthian Books, Poems, poets, Roberto Pastore, Sliced Tongues -

We've so many great poetry titles coming to you this autumn! I can't wait to introduce you to these two first full collections! Please join us in Cardiff for the launch of Hey Bert by Roberto Pastore and Sliced Tongue and Pearl Cufflinks by Kittie Belltree. I love Cardiff MADE so much I got married there earlier this year, and the event is free to you all, with some free wine and then an open cafe bar for the evening. 9 October, 7.30pm, Cardiff MADE, 41 Lochaber St, Cardiff CF24 3LS (Arrive at 7 for a 7.30 ish start of readings and...

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