Nigel Jarrett





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Nigel Jarrett is a former newspaperman and a winner of the Rhys Davies Prize for short fiction. He is also a winner of the inaugural Templar Shorts Prize and his work is represented in the Library of Wales's two-volume anthology of 20th- and 21st-century short stories. His first story collection, Funderland, was praised by the Guardian, the Independent, and the Times. His debut poetry collection, Miners At The Quarry Pool, was described as 'a virtuoso performance'. Jarrett's first novel, Slowly Burning, was published in 2016. In November 2016 his second story collection, Who Killed Emil Kreisler?, was published by Cultured Llama. Based in Monmouthshire, he writes for Jazz Journal and the Wales Arts Review, among others. He was educated at West Mon School, Pontypool, and the University of Wales, where he read Natural Sciences but left without graduating.


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Ceri Shaw
Nigel Jarrett
@jarrett-journo • 11 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a new blog:
On yer bike - or not, as it happens
We're on the move again in Monmouthshire, which means I'm having to get rid of my bike, a Raleigh Resonator. In the new place, an apartment, I won't have anywhere to...
Nigel Jarrett
@jarrett-journo • last year
@jarrett-journo is now following @americymru
Nigel Jarrett
@jarrett-journo • 2 years ago • comments: 1
Posted a new blog:
Busy year for Welsh writer
I'm coming to the end of a productive year as a writer. In March, the Welsh firm of GG Books, headed by the charismatic Dr Gareth John, took a punt with my first...
Nigel Jarrett
@jarrett-journo • 2 years ago

Read from my novel Slowly Burning at a gig organised by poet Rhys Milsom's Milieu group at The Little Man Coffee, Cardiff, last week. Somerset Maugham Prizewinner Mark Blayney, poet Clare Potter and others were also on the bill.

Nigel Jarrett
@jarrett-journo • 2 years ago • comments: 4
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"Thank you. Apologies for the belated reply. I'm keen to get my books read in America, particularly among Welsh expatriates. I'll be posting details of their..."


Brian y Tarw Llwyd
12/23/16 01:32:30PM @brian-y-tarw-llwyd:

Cyfarchion! Hail and well met! Croeso i AmeriCymru, soon to be your favorite website! Hopefully :-) Check out the various interest groups ( ), and please feel free to upload any videos and pictures! And there are a lot of nice people here too. If you find somethings you like here, and are on Facebook or in Twitter, invite your friends to join you and us at AmeriCymru. Hope you like what you find!
Blessings to you this day -- Bendithion!
Brian y Tarw Llwyd

Brian y Tarw Llwyd
12/23/16 01:17:45PM @brian-y-tarw-llwyd:

Penblwydd Hapus i chi! Happy Birthday to you! May your day be full of good friends and family, and good cheer.
Pob hwyl

Nigel Jarrett
12/19/16 12:27:06PM @jarrett-journo:

Thank you. Apologies for the belated reply. I'm keen to get my books read in America, particularly among Welsh expatriates. I'll be posting details of their titles soon.

Ceri Shaw
11/29/16 08:44:56PM @ceri-shaw:

Croeso Nigel......croeso i AmeriCymru. Ceri from Portland Oregon here, formerly from Cardiff south Wales. My partner Gaabriel and I set up this site six years ago as a social site for the Welsh, ex-pats and persons of Welsh descent from around the world. Since then it has grown enormously and we have many plans for future development. Feel free to invite your Twitter and FB friends to join us and please don't hesitate to use the many features on the site ...blogs, photos, forums etc to socialise and communicate with other members of the Welsh 'daiaspora'. Once again....Croeso! :)

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