Early in the writing of Ironopolis, I scribbled a line in one of my notebooks. I don’t know if it’s a quote or if I made it up: people arranged into fixed social settings by unseen forces. All this stuff was swirling about in my head when I started the book. What I learned lit a fire of rage in me that propelled the narratives I was piecing together.
With Selected Stories, Rhys Davies further proves his indelible impact on Welsh literature, writing working class fiction about the Rhondda Valley, his home, seldom deemed worthy of literary attention before he came along.
See Susie Wild read from her new poetry collection Better Houses in Cardiff and Newport this month.
NEW POETS: SHOWCASE Emily Blewitt, David Foster-Morgan, Susie Wild, Katherine Stansfield, Stephen Payne.
Seren Poetry Editor Amy Wack introduces these mostly Cardiff-based poets who have all published acclaimed first collections in recent years.
Duration: 1 hour
Location: The Pantry Cafe, Cornerstone, Charles Street, Cardiff
Type: Poetry reading
For event information contact Amy Wack: 07943-819271
Buy £5 tickets
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