Literature Wales: A History

Formerly the Academi, Literature Wales is a powerhouse of Welsh literary scene. Its manifestations are manifold. National literature agency. Society of writers. Publisher of two magazines (literary magazine Taliesin and listings magazine A470.) But whatever aspect is concentrated upon, Literature Wales always has the same goal in mind: the promotion of Welsh literature, in both…… Continue reading Literature Wales: A History

Dannie Abse – A Tribute

In the same week we celebrated National Poetry Day, we also sadly parted with one of Wales’ most talented writers – Dannie Abse, who passed away last Sunday, aged 91. As a young man, Abse started down a rather different career path; studying medicine at Cardiff University (then the University College of South Wales and…… Continue reading Dannie Abse – A Tribute