Terry Hetherington Young Writers Awards: Judges’ Comments

The Terry Hetherington Award for Young Writers Judges’ Comments The judges of this year’s Award for Young Writers, named for the late Terry Hetherington, were kind enough to send over their comments on the pieces I submitted. The competition is held annually for writers born or living in Wales, and has a prize value or £1000….

Becoming a better writer with Welshisms

Welshisms Some time ago, I was weary of the way I sometimes wrote in subtle Welsh dialect, often entirely unintentionally. Someone would point out to me that ‘by there’ or ‘have a go’ was a Welshism, and, unless it was part of dialogue, I would change or remove the term, replacing it with something more universally understood….

The Terry Hetherington Young Writers Award

19:00 24th June 2016 The Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea This summer, The Dylan Thomas Centre in Swansea will once again be playing host to the prestigious Terry Hetherington Award for young Writers. The event will be open to the public and promises to be a fantastic evening. Come along to listen to poetry, prose and…