Natalie Ann Holborow wins the Robin Reeves Prize for Young Writers 2015

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

Writing at Cardiff Metropolitan

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

Celebrating Parthian Books

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

Robin Reeves and Anna Lewis

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

Judge announced for the Robin Reeves Prize for Young Writers

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

Celebrating Cinnamon Press

Cinnamon Press is a small, family-run press based in North Wales and was established in 1995. As an independent publisher, they aim to publish a large percentage from Welsh writers but also take on books from all over the world, including New Zealand, South Africa and China. They publish fiction, poetry and selective non-fiction and…… Continue reading Celebrating Cinnamon Press

Celebrating Seren Books

Based in Bridgend, Seren is an independent literary publisher which specialises in English-language writing from Wales. It was founded by Cary Archard, a then-English teacher from Bridgend, to publish the works of Poetry Wales from his kitchen table. The press briefly moved to Dannie Abse’s garage and also endured a brief stint in an abattoir…… Continue reading Celebrating Seren Books