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Mari Ellis Dunning, Natalie Ann Holborow, News, Poems, Poetry, poets -

This week has seen the launch of Wave One of a new poetry website iambapoet.com created by Mark Antony Owen. The project feature poems in written and audio form, read by the poets, and you can find two poets with Parthian collections amongst the names in lights: Natalie Ann Holborow (And Suddenly You Find Yourself) and Mari Ellis Dunning (Salacia).

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Dylan Thomas Prize, Jaipur, News, Swansea University -

To celebrate 15 years of the Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize, the Prize is announcing this year's longlist live from the Jaipur Literature Festival.     The event, supported by British Council Wales, will take place on Friday 24 January and will feature an incredible panel discussion featuring the first ever winner, Rachel Trezise and latest winner, Guy Gunaratne, along with Festival Director and jury member Namita Gokhale and the Prize’s Executive Officer Elaine Canning. On returning to the judging panel Jaipur Literature Festival Director Namita Gokhale said: “I am delighted to return to the jury of the inspirational Swansea University Dylan Thomas...

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Brando's Bride, interview, News, Sarah Broughton -

This week, for her WRITERS CHAT series, Sarah Gilligan talks to author Sarah Broughton about her recent release Brando's Bride. You say several times in the book that Anna Kashfi was “both of her time and one of a kind” and that she was “a part of history and yet also extinguished from it.” Was part of your aim in writing this book to bring her – and her story – back into the folds of history and also popular culture? Did you see her as one of the forgotten women of history? This is an area I’ve always been...

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As another working year draws to a close and we turn our attention to festive things, friends and loved ones we asked some of our authors for their Parthian highlights from 2019... 'Many of my best literary moments of 2019 involve the great folks at Parthian. Discovering the fresh and exciting poems of Roberto Pastore and being thrilled to see that Kittie Beltree's brilliant collection lived up to the promise of the great poems I had seen by her. Kate Noakes's erudite work for Poetry Wales, and the contributions of a range of Parthian writers to an anthology of young...

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