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!
Join us for our second How to Exit a Burning Building Launch Party! We’ll be gathering on Friday, March 4th from 7-9pm at the Little Man Coffee Co. in Cardiff. This anthology, published by Parthian, showcases the winning and commended work from the Robin Reeves Prize for Young Writers 2015, an award established by the…… Continue reading How to Exit a Burning Building Launch – Part II
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
We sat down with young Welsh writer, Johnny Giles, to find out more about his work, his writing, and his motivations. Enjoy! You’ve recently published your first poetry collection, Chalk Outlines, how did you find the process of writing it? It was a weird one, really, because most of the poems in ‘Chalk Outlines’…… Continue reading Writer Feature: Johnny Giles
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
Developed by Literature Wales over the past decade, the Young People’s Writing Squads aim to locate, nurture and encourage writing promise and talent in young people in Wales. In association with local authorities, and funded by Literature Wales, children who are gifted or show promise in creative writing are selected by their school (usually by the age of…… Continue reading Literature Wales Young People’s Writing Squads