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…

An interview with Rhian Elizabeth

“Poems, for me, are like scars you don’t have to wear around.”  Rhian Elizabeth is a young writer from the Welsh valleys with a unique and gripping voice. Poignant as as it is witty, her debut novel Six Pounds Eight Ounces was released to much critical appraise by Seren in 2014. I was fortunate enough to meet…

We’re taking Percy to Aber Writing Fest!

… One Month Countdown!! A new festival hosted by some well-known literary talents will be held in Abergavenny in April this year. Abergavenny Writing Festival coincides with the launch date set for Percy the Pompom Bear, making it the perfect place to debut the book! This week, the postman brought me a lovely surprise –…