The Swansea Fringe, Official Launch Party

This year’s Swansea Fringe is kicking off with a big ol’ party in Brangwyn Hall, featuring music, poetry and artists.

Free readings at Hay Festival 2019

On Saturday 25th May, a whole host of writers from the Writers at Work cohort (past and present) will be reading at Hay Festival, at an open event held in the Writers at Work tent.

Voices on the Bridge

An evening of live music and poetry starting at 7:30, globetrotters bar, November 15th.

Poetry at the Pound: Llansteffan Literary Festival

Llansteffan Lit Festival After the success of last year’s inaugural event, Llansteffan Lit Fest returns with a week-long celebration of the best literary talent from Wales and beyond. Featuring fiction, poetry, history and art, two literary walks and a great literature quiz in venues in and around the pretty coastal village of Llansteffan, this year’s…

Collective: hosted by Christina Thatcher

Join us for Collective – an evening celebrating poets who have recently published (or are due to publish) a new collection. Entertaining, amusing, thought-provoking, and surreal, this Parthian & Seren event special will feature some fantastic poets, including: SOPHIE MCKEAND ROBERT WALTON PAUL DEATON RHIAN EDWARDS KATE NORTH RHIAN ELIZABETH MARI ELLIS DUNNING Don’t miss…

A lovely literary wedding <3

A bookish wedding for book-lovers and story-tellers This October, ten years since we first became a couple, I was finally able to stand with my husband(!) look him in the eye and make some all-important promises. I walked down the aisle to the tune of Ar Lan y Mor, one of my favourite Welsh songs…

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…

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…