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Baltic poetry, Baltic Series, Baltics, Latvian Poetry, Parthian Baltic, Poetry, Poetry in Translation, Translation -

We are ushering in 2019 with some great translation news. Latvian poet Krišjānis Zeļģis, who was part of the Parthian Baltic series with his memorable collection Beastshas been translated to Catalan. Bèsties is now available from Curbet Edicions. 

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competition, pamphlet, Poetry -

What is a poetry pamphlet? How many poems should be included and what is the difference between a pamphlet, a chapbook and a collection?

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New Welsh Review, Poetry, Reviews, Rhian Elizabeth, the last polar bear on earth -

"Rhian Elizabeth’s The Last Polar Bear on Earth is one fourth of a new poetry quartet published by Parthian this autumn. A lone polar bear graces the cover, rearing up to better regard the star-speckled inky night sky. Nothing to do with the environment, or indeed bears, the collection’s title rather represents loneliness, isolation, desolation. Just some of the feelings that Elizabeth is familiar with in her experiences of love and illness, as she navigates the minefields of dating and Multiple Sclerosis, laying bare about abusive relationships, being a mother and having a debilitating illness. As the blurb succinctly puts...

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aberystwyth, Book Launch, poetry, reading, readings -

Parthian poets Mari Ellis Dunning and Rhys Owain Williams will be reading from their debut poetry collections in Aberystwyth Art Centre Book Shop on December 6th at 7pm. Can you think of a better stocking filler than a signed poetry book?

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Mari Lwyd, Poetry, Seren, The Ghastling, Tradition, Wales -

In pre-Christian times, the Gaelic festival of Samhain, celebrating the end of harvest and beginning of Winter would have taken place across Wales in the form of Calan Gaeaf. This would happen about midway between the autumn equinox and the winter solstice, on a date that we now recognise as Halloween...

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