Showing posts from April, 2024

Creative Keynote Speaker at 'The Association for Welsh Writing in English conference' (Gregynog, Saturday 11th May)

I was delighted to be the creative keynote speaker for 'The Association of Welsh Writing in English' at its annual conference on Saturday 11th May. I read from my debut poetry collection ' East of the Sun, West of the Moon ', published by Seren Books, and talked about some of the exciting trends and voices emerging in the Welsh poetry scene of late.

Reading at the Cheltenham Poetry Festival (25th April 2024)

I was delighted to have read at Cheltenham Poetry Festival 2024 on 25th April. Such a warm welcome and appreciative audience.  ---------------------------    

On Being a Poet in Wales: Taz Rahman (Nation Cymru article)

 Wales' major independent digital newspaper Nation Cymru has featured an article by me that delves into the development of my poetry language, the impact of my mentor Zoe Brigley on my writing, and how important the two rivers Taff and Ely are to my poetry: My poem 'Bread of Heaven' about life around the river Taff is also in this article. My grateful thanks to Books Editor Jon Gower.