We end the third week of Dewithon 2023 with a poem written in 1958 by the Welsh poet, translator and painter Vernon Watkins.
A Poem for St. David’s Day by Gillian Clarke
We commence the first week of Reading Wales 2023 (and celebrate St. David’s Day) with a poem written by Gillian Clarke, the National Poet of Wales 2008-2016.
Winding Up the Week #199
This week we look at books read and reviewed, discover some of the best writing about literature on the blogosphere, present two seasonal offers, look forward to the 2022 Nonfiction Reader Challenge and highlight fascinating features from across the Internet.
DEWITHON 21: Llyfrbabble (Bookbabble) #1
This is the first in a series of light-hearted Dewithon posts concerning literary happenings from the land of poetry and song.
A Poem by Lynette Roberts
We head into the second week of Wales Readathon 2020 with a poem from a neglected Welsh writer.
WALES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019: The Winners
Ailbhe Darcy is the overall winner of the 2019 Wales Book of the Year Award.
WALES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019: Shortlist Announced
The shortlist for the Wales Book of the Year 2019 awards for English and Welsh-language books has been announced.
A Poem by W.H. Davies
We launch Wales Readathon 2019 with a poem from Wales’ most famous drifter: W.H. Davies.
Margaret Atwood: The Works
A comprehensive checklist of Margaret Atwood’s publications from 1961 to the present day.
International Dylan Thomas Day
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.
The Keats-Shelley Memorial House
Memories of a remarkable visit to the Keats-Shelley House in Rome, almost 18 years ago.
THOUGHTS ON: Me Again: Uncollected Writings Of Stevie Smith
Florence Margaret Smith (1902-1971), known to friends and readers as Stevie Smith, was a highly witty English writer, most famous for her perceptive, clever little poems.