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Now in its ninth year, the PENfro Book Festival has announced exciting new plans for its annual writing competitions. We’ve teamed up with the festival so that for the first time, the winning entries – the top twenty-one poems and the top twelve stories – will each be published in celebratory anthologies! 

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Audiobooks, Fiction, Glen James Brown, Ironopolis, News -

Glen James Brown’s debut novel Ironopolis – ‘a tapestry of working-class life in all its glory and pain.’ (Anthony Cartwright) – has stormed the shelves since its release last year. With reams of gleaming reviews and a recent longlisting for the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction, we are now thrilled to announce plans to release an audiobook edition of the novel with Audible. The editor of the project, Victoria Haslam, said this about the book: “I absolutely fell in love with Ironopolis by Glen James Brown. The writing is beautiful, and I love how the stories are woven together. And...

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Aled Smith, Book Launch, Events, Lloyd Markham, News, Richard Gwyn -

This week, we launched two books with a buzzing event at the Roath Park Pub in Cardiff: debut novel Leading to Texas-2 by Aled Smith, and Richard Gwyn's anticipated The Blue Tent

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This week, we've been thinking about how Welsh publishing has changed in the 25 years Parthian has been a part of it, and where we think it will go next.

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Fiction, Glen James Brown, Ironopolis, Longlisted, News, Orwell Prize, Political Fiction -

Longlisted for this year’s Orwell Prize for Political Fiction is Glen James Brown’s Ironopolis.

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