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
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
Tŷ Newydd is a house in Abercain which runs writing courses for people of all capabilities. It was opened in 1990 to the public as a writing centre by the writers Gillian Clarke and Robert Minhinnick. Clarke said it was her dream to open a house of words, “somewhere which belonged to all writers”. Prime…… Continue reading Tŷ Newydd
All writers have experienced that dearth of inspiration; the time when we scrabble through articles in newspapers, sift through old diaries and scour every object that surrounds us to find something, anything, that might spark some much craved creativity. In those trying times when nothing seems to mean anything and you are left staring at…… Continue reading Places to Inspire Writing in Cardiff