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Cynan Jones wins BBC National Short Story Award 2017

Cynan Jones, has won the BBC National Short Story Award 201.

The prize of £15,000 was awarded for his lyrical, tension-fuelled story titled ‘The Edge of the Shoal’. One of the judges, writer Jon McGregor, said: "It's an exhilarating, terrifying, and life-affirming read. A ...more

Parthian Books visit Shanghai and Beijing Book Fair

Welsh publisher, Parthian Books were amongst a delegation of European publishers who visited Shanghai and Beijing Book Fair at the end of August.  

The visit was organised by our sister organisation, Literature Across Frontiers, who ensured a tailored programme providing insight ...more

Cynan Jones shortlisted for the BBC National Short Story Award 2017

Author Cynan Jones has been shortlisted for the BBC National Short Story Award 2017.

The award was established in 2005 to raise the profile of the short form. The winning author will receive £15,000, and four further shortlisted authors, £600 each.

This year's judges include ...more

Llyr Gwyn Lewis travels to Poland

Poet and writer, Llŷr Gwyn Lewis, will travel to Poland, to attend Station Literature this week.  The festival, established over 22 years ago, will be held from 8 to 9 September in Stronie Śląskie and Sienna.

Organised by Biuro Literackie, the festival brings workshops, round ...more