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Debut novel, Hello Friend We Missed You, News, Parthian Books, Richard Owain Roberts, Translation, Writers in Translation -

We are delighted to announce the Serbian translation rights for Hello Friend We Missed You, the debut novel by Richard Owain Roberts. In a first for Parthian, the rights have been secured in advance of the original English language publication and will see Roberts follow Jarett Kobek, Ben Lerner and Miranda July as the latest English-language novelist to have his work translated into Serbian.Selected by The Irish Times as one of its books to look out for in 2020, Hello Friend We Missed You is a deeply poignant and bleakly comic novel about loneliness, the ‘violent revenge thriller’ category on...

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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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