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Join us in Laugharne for two lunchtime sessions of readings at The Forecourt Fringe Festival. Readers added include Mari Ellis Dunning, Natalie Ann Holborow, Susie Wild, Mark Blayney, Rhys Owain Williams, Siôn Tomos Owen, Tracey Rhys and Lee Prosser. Siôn will also be playing us some songs on Sunday while novelist Tyler Keevil will perform his No Good Brother(s) show for his new novel's launch tour with his musician brother Jonathan Keevil. More TBA! We are there 11am-12noon Sat and 11am-3pm Sun. Come along! Part of our Parthian at 25 celebrations.  

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Baltic poetry, Eeva Park, Estonian Poetry, London Book Fair, Market Focus 2018, Parthian Baltic, Parthian Books, Poetry, Poetry in Translation, The Rules of Bird Hunting, Women in Translation -

Eeva Park is one of the authors featured in the new Parthian Baltic Series. Whilst she began her writing career as a poet, she is also well-known for her short-stories, novels and plays. The Rules of Bird Hunting is a lively, strongly autobiographical collection of poems, exploring changing values over the course of a lifetime, and features the author’s best work from the last three decades. Eeva Park tells us more about her writing, her influences and gives us some insight into the process of both translating and being translated.

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Writer and publisher Richard Lewis Davies responds in the New Welsh Reader to a commentary on the Hughes report.

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Baltic Series, Latvia, Latvian Poetry, Madara Gruntmane, Narcoses, Parthian Baltic, Poetry, Poetry in Translation, Richard O'Brien, Translation -

The Parthian Baltic series introduces contemporary Baltic writing to an English-speaking audience. Many of these writers have been translated into English for the first time. The process of translating writing from one language into another involves more than a simple translation of words – it is a translating of cultures, values and meaning. Parthian asked one of the Parthian Baltic authors, Latvian poet Madara Gruntmane, and translator, Richard O’Brien, for their insight into the process.

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