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Authors, Books, Cardiff, Fiction, News, open mic, Parthian Books, Picnic, Poems, Poetry, poets, readings, Roath Park, spoken word, writing -

After the success of our first double book launch event at the Roath Park pub in Cardiff earlier in October, we bring you our new monthly reading event Picnic featuring guest readers published by Parthian and our friends and a spoken word open mic. This month's debut event features poet and novelist Rhian Elizabeth, essayist Dylan Moore and poet and fiction writer Mari Ellis Dunning. Free entry. 18+ Sign up for the open mic on the night, first come, first served. The open mic will be split across both halves of the evening, interspersed with the guests. Parthian books will also be on sale.

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British Council, India-Wales, Literature Wales, Parthian Books, Wales, Wales Arts Review -

Join Parthian Books, Literature Wales and Wales Arts Review for an afternoon of discussion, information sharing and readings, in celebration of last year’s collaborative project The Valley, the City, the Village, which formed part of British Council Wales’ & Wales Arts International’s India-Wales initiative.

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Eisteddfod, festival, News, Parthian Books, Wales -

If there’s one feeling I left the Eisteddfod with, it was pleasantness. There wasn’t anything I hadn’t seen before, no new Welsh custom I was unaware of, no flashy cultural ritual that demanded my attention. Just thousands of people with regard for one another. And maybe that’s noteworthy unto itself.

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Awards, Events, Parthian Books, Poetry, Terry Hetherington, Wales, writing -

Last night at the Dylan Thomas Centre, the late Neath poet Terry Hetherington was honoured once more. The evening featured readings from 25 young poets and writers, all of which are featured in Cheval 11. The ceremony marks the culmination of the £1000 prize which took submissions from all over the UK. 

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Book festival, Hay Festival, Library of Wales, Parthian Books, Wales -

The Hay Festival is one of the premier international book festivals that takes place annually in the Welsh town of Hay-on-Wye. This year, an event centred on the Library of Wales was pannelled by Phil George, chair of Arts Council of Wales, author Rachel Trezise, and Cardiff University's Tomos Owen. The trio discussed the merits of the series, representation of women, and the depth of Welsh writing.

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