Alys Conran shortlisted for Dylan Thomas International Prize

Alys Conran shortlisted for Dylan Thomas International Prize

Writer and poet Alys Conran has been shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas International Prize for her debut novel Pigeon, published by Parthian Books.

Launched in 2006, the accolade is the largest literary prize in the world for young writers at £30,000.  Awarded for the best published ...more

Llŷr Gwyn Lewis selected to Ten New Voices

Welsh writer and poet Llŷr Gwyn Lewis, has been selected as on of the Ten New Voices for 2017, announced at the London Book Fair, part of an innovative project, Literary Europe Live (LEuL), led by our sister organisation Literature Across Frontiers (LAF).

The Ten New Voices for ...more

New Voices from Europe 2017

Who are the most interesting writers working in Europe today? Ten of the most exciting emerging writers from around Europe, selected by international literary festivals, will be announced at the London Book Fair on Thursday, 16 March 2016 at 2:00pm.

Over the next twelve months, ...more

Kurdish writer to translate Mabinogi

A Kurdish poet and translator is at Aberystwyth this week (6-10 March 2017) where he is translating some of the tales of the Mabinogi into Kurmanji, the Kurdish language used in Turkey.

Salih Agir Qoserî is working with Caroline Stockford, an Aberystwyth-based translator of ...more