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There was a great feature on J.Brookes' Selected Poems: Hymns Ancient & Modern in the Western Mail on Saturday. Here are some of his answers for the piece:  Tell me a bit about how and why you became a poet? 'In the 50s my father had an EP record called Red Bird, the poems of Christopher Logue, read by the poet to the jazz of the Tony Kinsey Quintet, and these, titles like "Drunk as drunk on Turpentine" and "Blue Shoes" seemed very exciting and beautiful. Then, later, when I was a teen, "The Mersey Sound", a collection by Adrien...

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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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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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Alys Conran, Hay Festival, News, Pigeon, Pijin -

Alys Conran, author of Pigeon, from North Wales has been named recipient of the Cymrawd Rhyngwladol Cymru Greadigol Gwyl y Gelli / Hay Festival Creative Wales International Fellowship for 2019-2020.

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