Online Poetry & Short Story Competitions
11/10/17 01:08:07AM, by Ceri Shaw
11/10/17 01:01:28AM, by Ceri Shaw
11/10/17 12:59:52AM, by Ceri Shaw
11/10/17 12:58:40AM, by Ceri Shaw
11/10/17 12:57:10AM, by Ceri Shaw
11/10/17 12:55:01AM, by Ceri Shaw
11/09/17 05:41:33PM, by Elizabeth Spragins
11/09/17 05:34:52PM, by Elizabeth Spragins
11/09/17 05:30:49PM, by Elizabeth Spragins
11/09/17 05:26:06PM, by Elizabeth Spragins
11/09/17 05:17:00PM, by Elizabeth Spragins
11/08/17 06:11:47PM, by Jim Mockford
11/07/17 07:33:13PM, by Paul Steffan Jones AKA
11/02/17 02:48:57PM, by Arthur
11/02/17 02:47:47PM, by Arthur
Latest Short Stories
11/17/17 12:30:54AM, by Bel Roberts2
11/16/17 05:07:19PM, by dpaddy
11/14/17 09:26:22PM, by Bel Roberts2
11/14/17 11:21:18AM, by closelyobserved
11/11/17 04:14:38PM, by Ceri Shaw
11/03/17 06:29:46PM, by Dennis Friend
10/31/17 04:55:19PM, by cristina.bresser
10/29/17 06:19:47PM, by JeremyAustinJenks
10/18/17 02:20:57AM, by Ceri Shaw
10/17/17 09:28:03PM, by caroline.jensen
10/17/17 09:21:27PM, by caroline.jensen
10/17/17 08:53:48PM, by caroline.jensen
10/17/17 08:50:07PM, by caroline.jensen
10/17/17 08:47:00PM, by caroline.jensen
10/08/17 07:44:31PM, by BEE RICHARDS
...Today (11/11/2017) is Remembrance Day in Wales and the UK. Remembrance Day (sometimes known informally as Poppy Day) is a memorial day observed in Commonwealth of Nations member states since the end of the First World War to remember the members of their armed forces who have died in the line of duty. Following a tradition inaugurated by King George V in 1919. To mark the occasion AmeriCymru is honored to present an interview with Jonah Jones, Director of 'Letters Home' which won the ‘Best Short Welsh Film’ award at the recent inaugural Cardiff International Film Festival Letters...
Read MoreNiterooms are wrapped up in computers and introspection. Their musical landscapes blur the lines between electronica, grime, r'n'b, hip hop, ambient and alternative music, imbuing their personal songwriting with a boundary-pushing, intriguing sound that shifts contemporary music into different places. The four tracks on Niterooms self-titled debut EP are an unmissable depiction of a swiftly emerging outfit already gathering strong praise, "...they're genuinely trying to do something different without it being a challenge ... it exists somehow, somewhere between grime, dream pop and...
Read MoreHi all, Beryl Richards here.. As you know I live in South Wales, in the heavily industrialised town of Port Talbot. I have long been interested in Welsh history, but the early Bronze and Iron age, I sort of dismissed as being a 'long way off' and probably not relevant to me or where I live. I had seen pictures of iron a forts or enclosures but in no way were they associated in my mind with smokey ol' Port Talbot. Which in a roundabout way brings me to the subject of my new novel which has a working title of 'The Mountain', and the thought process which led to writing it. I picked up in...
Read MoreThe memoir and inside story of BBC Wales by a former controller has raised ‘questions about the role of the BBC in today’s Wales’ according to a prominent broadcaster. The Broadcasters of BBC Wales, 1964–1990 by Gareth Price, published this week by Y Lolfa, is the inside story of an exceptional period in Welsh broadcasting when an eclectic collection of characters emerged both in front and behind the microphone. Gareth Price, a former Controller of BBC Wales (1986-90), worked for the Corporation between 1964 and 1990, during the most exciting period of growth in the history of Welsh...
Read MoreWith this year designated the Year of Legends in Wales, an artist has gone on to celebrate the best of Welsh mythology by publishing a sequel to her bestselling colouring book. Lliwio’r Chwedlau / Colouring Welsh Tales by artist Dawn Williams published this week includes 21 beautiful pictures of scenes from popular Welsh folk tales to colour in, including Gelert, Pwyll Pendefi g Dyfed, Branwen and Llyn y Fan Fach. The book is a follow-up to the incredibly popular Lliwio Cymru / Colouring Wales, the first Welsh colouring book for adults published last year which sold over a thousand...
Read MoreA well known Welsh artist has accused the art scene of being ‘too elitist’. The famous artist, Wynne Melville Jones, said that ‘art needs to be for everyone and not just for a select few who are financially privileged’. ‘Too often public galleries and private business concentrate more on people who are wealthy’ said Wynne, ‘But I strongly believe art should be a medium that enriches everybody’s life’. His comments follows the publishing of Darluniau o Gymru / Paintings of Wales this week. This striking bilingual book shares some of Wynne Melville Jones’s most well-known paintings, as...
Read MoreWell hello Never thought that I would find a community like this one on the net, but here we are! Cool site guys. I do a bit of writing and playing that will soon be on My Youtube Here, as well as artist development on the side. I'm not a professional or anything, really more of a hobby that runs in the family. I'm considering starting a Youtube channel (the previous link to writing and playing), so feel free to subscribe for future (possible) songs. (ha).
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23 Oct 2017Retired Welsh international rugby union player Lee Byrne has spoken publicly for the first time about the treatment he suffered under Robert Howley in his new tell-all autobiography, The Byrne Identity, out now. Lifting the lid on his toxic relationship and refusal to play under Robert Howley, Lee gives a damning verdict on the former Welsh rugby union player turned coach. ‘I was eased out of the Wales team; subjected, in my view, to bullying treatment; dragged back and forth from Clermont to squad training in Wales without WRU reimbursement for travel expenses, just to hold tackle bags’...
Read MoreNew Welsh Review is excited to announce the opening of the fourth iteration of the New Welsh Writing Awards. The 2018 award is the Aberystwyth University Prize for an Essay Collection. To complement the awards, a companion Readers’ Poll for the best essay collection ever published in the English language (including in translation) around the world, is also being launched. Now in its fourth year, the Awards were set up to champion the best short-form writing in English and have previously run non-fiction categories with the WWF Cymru Prize for Writing on Nature, won by Eluned Gramich in...
Read More(For Captain Jenkin Evan Jones 1904-1986, Thomas Jones 1898-1986, Captain David John Jones OBE 1896-1973, Daniel Owen Jones 1904-1936, Henry Lloyd Jones 1911-1985, Charles Ellis Jones 1914-2005 and James Jones 1901-1969) Closer to your men now these breathless damp survivors in a lifeboat you have to remember that you are the master that you remain in command the abandonment of your vessel a torpedo followed up by 21 shells from the deck and AA guns a different kind of rain waves of unkinder weather the steel from another furnace always crawling out of the sea...
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