Wales Readathon 2019 has ended. Here I summarize the final six chapters of our official Dewithon 19 book.
Join us as we read literature by and about writers from Wales.
Discover ‘The Complete Dewithoner’s Reading List’: An index of titles reviewed and discussed during Dewithon – an annual celebration of Welsh writers and their works.
As the fourth week of the inaugural Wales Readathon comes to an end, we discuss chapters 22-28 of the official Dewithon 19 book.
As week three of the inaugural Wales Readathon draws to a close, we discuss chapters 15-21 of the official Dewithon 19 book.
As the second week of the inaugural Wales Readathon comes to an end, we discuss chapters 8-14 of the official Dewithon 19 book.
As week one of the inaugural Wales Readathon draws to a close, we discuss chapters 1-7 of the official Dewithon 19 book.
We launch Wales Readathon 2019 with a poem from Wales’ most famous drifter: W.H. Davies.
Wales Readathon 2019 has started! Here we display your Dewithon-related posts. Please share your reviews, features, interviews etc. with the book blogging community. Check back often for frequent updates.
To whet appetites for the forthcoming Wales Readathon, today I post a performance review from the archives.
Ahead of Dewithon 2019, which commences on 1st March and runs throughout the month, we announce the official book for this year’s event!
On 16th September Wales marks the anniversary of its national hero becoming the last true Welsh Prince of Wales in 1400. We take a brief look at Glyndŵr’s appearance in literature.
Marion Eames’ text is enlightening, absorbing and accessible to all readers – an ideal primer for English-speakers wishing to discover the works of Welsh writers.
In this, the third of my occasional features about Wales to be posted in the run-up to Dewithon 2019, we look at an informative little book about Welsh literature.
Song Castle is an exuberant caper through 12th-century Wales in the company of poets and musicians from all corners of the known world as they gather to compete for a permanent place at a Welsh Prince’s table.
In the second of our occasional features about Wales to be posted in the run-up to Dewithon 2019, we look forward to International Dylan Thomas Day on 14th May, and look back at a memorable performance from 2003.
This is the first in a series of occasional features about Wales, its people, history, culture and, most importantly, its literature, to be posted in the months leading up to the first ever Dewithon, or Wales Readathon, which is taking place from 1st to 31st March 2019.
Welcome to DHQ (Dewithon Headquarters), the nerve centre for Reading Wales 2019. We have 12 months in which to prepare, so now is the time to plan your schedule.