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Books, Literary Fiction, New Releases, Parthian Books, Working Class -

Working class voices are not going unnoticed. On Tuesday, Glen James Brown's debut novel Ironopolis was acclaimed as an 'extraordinary novel' in The Morning Star. Reviewer Paul Simon described the Middlesbrough-set book as 'breathtaking in its ambition and delivery.' 

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Poetry, poets, Rebel Sun, Reviews, Sophie Mckeand -

'Sophie McKeand's Rebel Sun is no dying star, but a fiery tour de force, full of surreal and ingenious imagery. [...] a passionate and heartfelt book, a collection of modern agitprop poetry in which Marxism and landscape rub easy shoulders, and the Rebel Sun acts as an agitator, its manifesto calling for a reconnection with the natural world [...] Accomplished and vibrant, this is a collection to cherish.' – Kathy Miles, Planet

You can read the full review in the summer issue of Planet (230) and online, if you are a subscriber.

Buy Rebel Sun from our online bookshop for £10

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Book festival, Books, Literary Festival, Llansteffan, Parthian Books, Poetry, Poetry in Translation, Wales -

Llansteffan Literary Festival is a week-long celebration of books, stories, and poetry running from June 3rd - June 10th. We're excited by the wealth of talented writers this year, coming from as near as Cardiff and as far as Latvia. 

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Biography, Dylan Thomas, New Releases, Three Lives of Dylan Thomas -

International Dylan Thomas Day is 14 May each year, and this year it coincided with the release of the new edition of The Three Lives of Dylan Thomas. Author Hilly Janes helped coordinate several events to commemorate the day, including a reading at Dylan Thomas' birthplace, and a book signing at a re-staging of Swansea And The Arts.

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Fiction, News, Parthian Books, Wales, Wales Book of the Year, WBOTY18 -

On Friday 11 May, it was announced that Hummingbird (Tristan Hughes) and Bad Ideas \ Chemicals (Lloyd Markham) are nominated for the Fiction Award at the 2018 Wales Book of the Year

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