Showing posts from March, 2024

Reading at Poetry Wales showcase at Waterstones Cardiff, 26th March

 Delighted to have read poems at the Poetry Wales spring issue showcase at Waterstones, Cardiff last Tuesday! Also, the bookshop sold out of my books at the end of the evening! --- I am reading poems at the Poetry Wales spring issue launch showcase at Waterstones bookshop on Tuesday 26th March, 7 pm. Details of the event and tickets at this link: The full line-up of featured poets is:   ZoĆ« Brigley Taylor Edmonds Jeremy Dixon Natasha Gauthier Hilary Watson Bethany Handley Taz Rahman Des Mannay 

Featured in 'Writing Advice from Cheltenham Poetry Festival'

I am quoted in this writing advice article by Tim Relf: All four poets featured are reading at the 2024 Cheltenham Poetry Festival on various dates.  I am personally appearing on the 24th April in Cheltenham and ticket details are on this link:

Grateful thanks for full house attendance at my Cardiff book launch for 'East of the Sun, West of the Moon'

.  Here are some photos from my book launch at g39 in Cardiff, I am incredibly grateful for the full house turnout, my guest reader Abigail Parry and Nasia Sarwar-Skuse, and Jon Gower for a generous introduction, Rhian Edwards and Sarah Johnson from Seren Books for supporting this launch, and to my friend Helen McSherry for playing her beautiful cello: ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Join us at g39 for the launch of Taz Rahman's debut poetry collection East of the Sun, West of the Moon . Reading alongside Taz are T.S. Eliot shortlisted poet Abigail Parry and 2023 Wasafiri Prize-winner Nasia Sarwar-Skuse. About the poets: Taz Rahman is a Cardiff based poet, writer and literary content creator. He has been published in Poetry Wales, Bad Lilies, South Bank Poetry, Anthropocene, Honest Ulsterman, Nation Cymru, Culture Matters and various anthologies. He has been selected to be the Chairperson of Poetry Wales Magazine’s Rea

London Grip magazine review of 'East of the Sun, West of the Moon'

The Londongrip literary publication has reviewed my first poetry collection from Seren Books 'East of the Sun, West of the Moon'. I am grateful to the publication and to Pat Edwards for her most generous words about my poetry. The review can be access here: 'East of the Sun, West of the Moon' can be ordered from all good bookshops as well as from Seren Books: