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This past Saturday saw an incredibly successful signing event at Waterstones in Cardiff, for Gwenno Dafydd's new book Stand Up and Sock it to them Sister, which has been described as 'a comprehensive look at the past and present of funny women [...] A must read for anyone interested in women's comedy today'. Gwenno has asked her readers to send in pictures of the book travelling the world, and here are some highlights!            Chicago, U.S.A.              Indiana, U.S.A.            Malaga, Spain         Cardigan, Wales  ...

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The Cheval Trust is inviting submissions from young writers in or from Wales for the Terry Hetherington Young Writers Award 2017. Set up in 2009, in memory of the poet Terry Hetherington, Cheval has created a community of poets and authors and supports young writers embarking on their creative journeys. Since 2012, an annual anthology of selected submissions has been published by Parthian Books including favourite works by past winners. The Cheval community has been organising the Poems and Pints monthly open mic events in Neath, bringing together talented authors and performers. The funds raised from these events go towards the organisation and prizes of...

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We are pleased to announce two new titles from the Library of Wales series: Farewell Innocence (available now) and Ride the White Stallion (to be published November 2016, available for pre-order), both by William Glynne-Jones. For Huw Lawrence, Farewell Innocence is the “bitterest coming-of-age novel you will ever read” and at the same time an essential piece of work for the new generation to understand the culture that formed the previous generation and the values held by the communities that raised us. “Rather than dwell on stylistic imperfections we should celebrate the few voices in our literature which managed to express the...

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Featuring eight writers - eight women - from six countries - from the Basque coast at Donostia, to Slovakia, to Romania, to Germany, to Turkey and from Wales - the Parthian Europa Carnivale project represents a collection of new European fiction and poetry, written by some of the most talented contemporary female authors writing today. The eight books we have chosen tackle a number of extremely important or relevant themes, some of them universal despite their foundations in differing languages, histories and cultures. These writers have woven the tales of a number of extraordinary women challenged by religion, health, love,...

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