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Authors, Books, Interviews, Jack Smylie Wild, News, Parthian Books, Riverwise -

Ahead of the September publication of Riverwise, Jack Smylie Wild's poetic volume of slow river prose, he was interviewed by Glen Peters of Rhosygilwen. In this short and lovely video, Jack talks about his Ceredigion roots and the inspiration for his fascination with the Teifi, and offers a couple of readings from the book. You can see the interview here. And copies of Riverwise, due out on September 1st, can be pre-ordered here.  

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Aspiring writers, Fiction, Interviews, New Writers, Sam Adams, The Road to Zarauz, Writing Advice -

We asked Sam Adams, author of the much anticipated Road to Zarauz what advice he would give to any young or aspiring writers. Here's what he had to say.

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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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Fantasy, Interviews, Jodie Bond, News, Review, The Vagabond King, Wales -

'A gripping fantasy debut... If you're hungry for a new epic fantasy series, the debut novel from Jodie Bond might be just what you need, writes Jenny White' in the Western Mail on Saturday. Buy The Vagabond King from our online shop More about Jodie

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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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