Readings & Appearances


Swansea Fringe Festival, October 3rd-6th, 2019
Details TBC

Hay Festival, May 25th, 2019
Writers at Work will share their work with the public in four programmed sessions during the Hay Festival this year…
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Abergavenny Writing Fest, April 13th, 2019
A unique evening of powerful words will begin with readings from exciting Welsh poets Mari Ellis Dunning and Jonathan Edwards. Mari will be reading from her debut poetry collection ‘Salacia’ and Jonathan from his new collection ‘Gen’…
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Seren Cornerstone Festival, February 9th, 2019
Parthian Editor and poet Susie Wild introduces six authors, all poets who live and work in Wales…
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Aberystwyth Art Centre Book Shop, December 6th, 2018
I’ll be reading with fellow Parthian poet Rhys Owain Williams at Aberystwyth Art Centre book shop. There’ll be wine & nibbles as well as opportunity to buy a signed copy of the books. Join us.
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Picnic at the Roath Park Pub, November 21st, 2018
After the success of our first double book launch event at the Roath Park pub in Cardiff earlier in October, we bring you our new monthly reading event Picnic featuring…
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44994487_10217680316778878_495746162054135808_nVoices on the Bridge, November 15th, 2018
An evening of live music and poetry starting at 7:30…
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Murrenger Poetry, September 19th, 2018
Poets Mari Ellis Dunning and Rhian Elizabeth will feature in this open mic event in Ye Olde Murenger (53 High Street) in Newport…
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Cardiff Book Festival, September 7th, 2018
Our Friday night Festival fixture showcases some of Wales’ most exciting and engrossing poets. Expect words of wonder from Elizabeth Parker, Claire Williamson, Ross Cogan, Rhian Elizabeth, Mari Ellis Dunning and Rhys Owain Williams…
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Dd3xlfQUQAA4WypLlansteffan Literary Festival, June 9th, 2018
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…
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Laugharne Fringe Festival, April 7th, 2018
This year’s FRINGE will aid with the fundraising for the Cors Playing Field, Laugharne. It will be held on the Clifton Garage Forecourt, Clifton Street, Laugharne…
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Word Ward, March 21st, 2018
After a short break WE ARE BACK. And we welcome Mari Ellis Dunning. She is an award-winning Welsh writer of poetry, short stories and children’s books…
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unnamedCollective: hosted by Christina Thatcher, November 29th 2017
Join us for Collective – an evening celebrating poets who have recently published (or are due to publish) a new collection.
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The Carnival Bookshop Launch Event, 24th November 2016
The Carnival is a new pop-up bookshop in the centre of Cardiff that will provide an unrivalled selection of books from leading writers such as Rachel Trezise, Owen Sheers…
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Abergavenny Writing Festival, April 23rd 2016
Author Mari Ellis Dunning will be reading Percy the Pompom Bear live at Abergavenny Writing Festival on April 23rd. Bring your kids along for this lively and interactive event – they’re guaranteed to be entertained!
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