Salacia: my debut poetry collection

Exciting news! My debut poetry collection, Salacia, will be launching in Spring with Parthian Books. I’m really pleased to be able to announce that my debut poetry collection, currently titled Salacia, will be released with Parthian Books in Spring 2018. Though I’m still tinkering with the final manuscript, the collection is primarily an amalgamation of poetry…

Broadcast by Liam Brown: Book Review

Broadcast by Liam Brown Coming 15.9.17 ‘Forget data mining. This is about mind rape. The end of privacy as we know it.’ Star Rating  David Callow is a Youtube hit, a viral sensation who found fame by documenting every detail of his life from the comfort of his own living room. He makes a living…

Baby’s Breath at Night

‘She’s burning up.. Her head.. It’s as hot as hellfire!’ ‘Myn uffern i. Don’t say such things,’ Alys snapped at John Ellis. ‘It’s not the sort of omen you want to bring to the birth of your first child, I’m certain.’ She hadn’t realised how sick his wife was when she had agreed to assist…

The Terry Hetherington Young Writers Award

Once again, the Terry Hetherington Award ceremony was a fantastic event, featuring a cocophany of talented young writers. It was lovely to see new, previously unfeatured winners this year, another testament to the quality of this award, which prioritises the quality of a piece over the history of an entrant. On a personal note, I…

Cartref

Have you ever been really, really cold? I’m talking so cold that you have to fold up in your bed, huddled into yourself, to keep warm. You can feel your bones getting tired and stiff when it’s that cold, and see your own breath in the darkness. That’s how cold we were on our ‘camping…

Welsh Cakes

As the sun sank lower in the sky, casting an umber glow across the horizon, Rhodri took a cloth to the counter top and wiped away the smattering of golden crumbs that had gathered throughout the day. The soft waves rolled a musical backdrop as he worked. No noise came from the cafes nor B&Bs…

The Lies Within by Jane Isaac: Book Review

With an unkown killer still at large and a bereft mother on his hands, Will Jackman re-emerges fresh from resolving the case in Isaac’s most recent novel, Beneath the Ashes.

April offer – free delivery on any book order

Looking for an Easter gift that isn’t all about chocolate? Or just something to keep your kids entertained over the school holidays? Order a copy of Percy the Pompom Bear or Persi’r Arth Pompom by messaging us on Facebook, and receive a book signed by myself with postage absolutely free!

The Lonely Crowd – Issue 6

I’m delighted to have 3 poems featured in Issue 6 of The Lonely Crowd. ‘A mind; shifting,’ ‘Oystermouth,’ and ‘Reaching’ are all intimately personal poems which I am pleased to be able to share. Buy a copy of the anthology, read my thoughts on the composition of the poems, or listen to them read aloud…

Poems and Pints!

Originally posted on Celfypridd:
Poems & Pints We invite you all to a night of poetry, music and beer at Gartholwg Lifelong Learning Centre, Church Village, Pontypridd on Friday 24th March 2017. Artists: Dave Lewis, Rob Cullen, Gerhard Kress, Elizabeth Rhian Elizabeth, Mari Ellis Dunning, Cara Cullen and guests… This FREE event will give a…

Children’s book tour

We’re taking Percy on a little tour around Mid and West Wales this April, with stops at Rhyader Library, Aberystwyth Library, Siop y Pethe and some local schools. As always, there’ll be arts and crafts and opportunity to buy a signed copy of the book in English and Welsh. Mis Ebrill eleni, mi fyddwn yng…