On Friday, March 4th, young writers gathered with their friends and family to celebrate the secondary launch of How to Exit a Burning Building. This anthology showcases the winning and commended work from the Robin Reeves Prize for Young Writers 2015. In December, they met for the first time at Chapter to hear the winners, Natalie Ann Holborow, Eve Elizabeth…… Continue reading How to Exit a Burning Building Launch (Part II) – Photos!
A Swansea writer has become the second person to be awarded the Robin Reeves Prize for Young Writers by the Welsh Writers’ Trust 24-year-old Natalie Ann Holborow will be presented with her £500 prize on Sunday 13 December 2015 at an awards ceremony at Chapter, Cardiff’s iconic arts centre. Runners-up Eve Elizabeth Moriarty and Mari…… Continue reading Natalie Ann Holborow wins the Robin Reeves Prize for Young Writers 2015
Welsh Writers Trust sat down with Mab Jones, writer and performer, and chatted to her about the residency she is doing at the Dylan Thomas Boathouse in Laugharne. You are doing a residency at the Dylan Thomas Boathouse, what does this residency entail? They have a few resident writers over the course of a year…… Continue reading Writer Feature: Mab Jones
Cardiff Metropolitan is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. In 2014, it recorded it’s highest ever level of overall student satisfaction and remains the highest ranked ‘new’ (post 1992) university in Wales. It is also one of the few universities that offers a joint honours English and Creative Writing BA (Hons) in Wales. The creative…… Continue reading Writing at Cardiff Metropolitan
Parthian Books is a Welsh publishing house based in Cardigan/Aberteifi which was established in 1993 in order to publish Director Richard Lewis Davies’ first novel, Work, Sex and Rugby. Parthian has gone on to become one of the most respected publishers in Wales and beyond. They publish an innovative range of new fiction, poetry and…… Continue reading Celebrating Parthian Books
All the submissions for the Robin Reeves Prize for Young Writers Competition have now been received and we’d like to thank everyone who sent in their stories and poems around the theme of adversity. The winner of the competition will be announced in September and an award ceremony will be held in November later this…… Continue reading Robin Reeves and Anna Lewis
We are incredibly pleased to announce the judge for the Search for the Next Generation of Welsh Writers is Dylan Thomas Prize winner, Rachel Trezise. Hailing from the Rhondda Valley, Trezise has been a solid fixture on the literary scene after the massive success of first book In and Out of the Goldfish Bowl and…… Continue reading Judge announced for the Robin Reeves Prize for Young Writers