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Cynan's novella has been so widely successful that it has given this small section of Wales (Ceredigion) an international awareness. It shows the importance of translation and how it broadens the readership.

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The Thirty-First Annual Conference of the Association for Welsh Writing in English Friday 10 – Sunday 12 May 2019, Gregynog Hall, Newtown. This conference invites contributions that engage with questions about mental and emotional lives across the full range of the English-language literature of Wales. There is a call for papers to be submitted that surround the issue of mental health and wellbeing and the study of Welsh writing in English into such discussions that are the essence of humanity. Alongside this recent growth in scholarship on mental health and cognitive/neurological diversity, Ingeborg Jandl et al. argue in their 2017 volume Writing Emotions that...

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When I was asked to join the Parthian team for The London Book Fair I was elated. I had never been to London, let alone the renowned book fair. Stepping through the doors of the Olympia I was greeted with the stock market of publishing, it was filled with stands, agents and publishers, it was overwhelming, to say the least. Wales at London Book Fair stand was a combination of members from Welsh publishers, Literature Wales, Literature Across Frontiers, Wales Arts Council and more. I was shocked to find out how recent the Welsh stand had been included in the book fair but was...

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Awards, London Book Fair, Nibbies, The British Book Awards 2019 -

On 13th March, it was announced that Parthian had won the British Book Award for Small Press of the Year for the Wales region. It turned a good day at the London Book Fair into an excellent one.

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Parthian author Martin Johnes is being featured on a BBC Wales 2 programme tonight, 11th March, called "Wales: England's Colony?". The show will air in two parts, the first at 9pm this evening, the second next Monday (18th March) also at 9pm. 

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