My work / Fy ngwaith: 2018/19

BBC Radio Wales Annual Film Review, All Things Considered Sunday 8 December 9 am

Place and Displacement: November 2019 Support for the Individual Artist Programme Award (SIAP) from the Arts Council of N. Ireland and National Lottery for a project in poetry, memoir and fiction.

Pitching for Creatives: 28th November CULT Cymru My 1-day pitching workshop.

Members of BECTU, Equity, Musicians’ Union & Writers’ Guild

My blog is selected by National Library of Wales to join the UK Web Archive “a cross section of UK Web logs containing a wealth of material which will be of value to researchers now and in the future”

A City Burning, a collection of 24 short stories, set in Wales, Northern Ireland and Italy. To be published 2020 by Seren Books. Completed with the support of a Writer’s Bursary, 2017 from Literature Wales and The National Lottery through the Arts Council of Wales.

Thorn House, a novel in progress, set in rural Northern Ireland supported by a S.I.A.P.  award 2017/18 from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

Irish Literary Society, Reading at London launch of the Irish issue #61 of ‘The North’,  February 2019 and its Belfast launch, Belfast Book Festival, , June 2019

Belfast Book Festival 2019

Short stories: The Road, The New Welsh Reader #117; Runner, The Honest Ulsterman; The Sea Hospital & Face To Face, Horla Horror; Above It All, The Lonely Crowd; Safety First, Coasteering & All Through The Night shortlisted for the Write By The Sea Award 2018; The Bangle shortlisted for 2019.

All Through The Night, (Crannóg); nominated for the Pushcart Prize 2019 ‘the most honoured literary project in America’).

Cardiff Book Festival, Writing Psychology from Place, 10th September 2018

Poetry: 2018/2019

The Bangor Literary Journal February, April, December 2018. January , August 2019 ; The Open Ear (Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry); The Honest Ulsterman;  Infinite RustThe North (Irish issue);  The Ogham Stone 2019Black Bough #2Finalist in PENfro Book Festival Poetry Competition, anthologised in Heartland (Parthian Books);  joint 3rd Prize in the Almost Dancing Poetry Competition and Heather Newcombe Award

Poetry Mentoring Glen Wilson, Winner of the Seamus Heaney Award for New Writing 2017, has chosen me as the poet he will mentor for a year from September 2019 with the aim of producing a collection.

Heartland: PENfro Anthology

Journalism: Raising the Profile of Women Writers, Wales and N. Ireland, Wales Arts Review. Content with a Good Enough Peace; Helyntion Y Cymry/The Welsh and The Troubles, Northern Slant

Review: Gwyneth Lewis – Henaint / Old Age, a Double Pleasure in Welsh and English, Eborakon. The Woman in White – the Accessible and the Bland, Wales Arts Review
Reporting The Troubles: journalists tell their stories of the N Ireland conflict, Northern Slant. Poetry in Documentary: ‘Troubles – The Life After’, BBC 2, Wales Arts Review; Gywneth Lewis’s ‘Treiglo’, Cardiff Review; Paul Murphy:Peacemaker, The Welsh Agenda

Copy EditorReading the Book of Life, R. Obbard, New City Books

Research ProjectCentre for the Study of Media and Culture in Small Nations

Writing in Wales and N. Ireland

TelevisionBBC 4 The Story of Wales Repeat Screening November 2018, 8pm, 6 x 60 mins. 2 BAFTA Cymru Awards – Best Presenter: Huw Edwards. Gwyn A Williams Award: Outstanding Contribution to History Programming

FY NGWAITH yn 2018/19

BBC Radio Wales Annual Film Review, All Things Considered 9 am Ddydd Sul  8 Rhagfyr 2019

Place and Displacement: November 2019 Support for the Individual Artist Programme Award (SIAP) from the Arts Council of N. Ireland and National Lottery for a project in poetry, memoir and fiction.

Pitching for Creatives: 28th November CULT Cymru Fy ngweithdy pitsio

Aelodau BECTU, Equity, Undeb y Cerddorion & Writers’ Guild

Fy mlog: Dewisodd Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru fy mlog ar gyfer yr UK Web Archive, detholiad o flogiau o bob cwr o’r DU yn cynnwys cyfoeth o ddeunydd gwerthfawr i ymchwilwyr heddiw ac yfory.

A City Burning: casgliad o 24 stori fer wedi’u lleoli yng Nghymru, Gogledd Iwerddon a’r Eidal, i’w gyhoeddi yn 2020 gan Seren Books. Cwblhawyd gyda chymorth Ysgoloriaeth Awdur Llenyddiaeth Cymru a’r Loteri Genedlaethol 2017 trwy Gyngor Celfyddydau Cymru.

Thorn House: nofel ar y gweill wedi’i lleoli yng nghefn gwlad Gogledd Iwerddon, a’r gwaith wedi’i gefnogi gan wobr S.I.A.P. 2017/18 Gan Gyngor Celfyddydau Gogledd Iwerddon.

Gwyl Lenyddiaeth Caerdydd: Writing Psychology from Place, 10 Medi 2018.

Gwyl Lyfrau Belfast: Darlleniad yn lansiad Iwerddon rhifyn #61 ‘The North’, Mehefin 2019.

Cymdeithas Lenyddol Iwerddon: Darlleniad yn lansiad Llundain, fel yr uchod, Chwefror 2019.

Straeon byrion: The Road, The New Welsh Reader #117; Runner, The Honest Ulsterman; The Sea Hospital a Face To Face, Horla Horror; Above It All, The Lonely Crowd; Safety First, Coasteering a All Through The Night ar restr fer gwobr Write By The Sea 2018 a The Bangle ar gyfer 2019.

All Through The Night, (Crannóg); ar restr fer y Pushcart Prize 2019 – ‘project llenyddol mwyaf anrhydeddus America’.

Barddoniaeth 2018/2019:
The Bangor Literary Journal
Chwefror, Ebrill, Rhagfyr 2018. Ionawr, Awst 2019; The Open Ear (Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry); The Honest Ulsterman; Infinite Rust.
The North (rhifyn Iwerddon);  The Ogham Stone 2019;  Black Bough #2;  ar restr fer Gwyl Llenyddiaeth Penfro (Heartland Parthian Books), trydydd gwobr Heather Newcombe Award

Mentora Barddoniaeth: Mae Glen Wilson, Enillydd y Seamus Heaney Award for New Writing 2017, wedi dewis fy mentora fel bardd am flwyddyn o fis Medi 2019, gyda’r nod o gynhyrchu casgliad.

Heartland: PENfro Anthology

Newyddiaduraeth: Raising the Profile of Women Writers, Wales and N. Ireland, Wales Arts Review. Content with a Good Enough Peace; Helyntion Y Cymry/The Welsh and The Troubles, Northern Slant

British Council’s Peace & Beyond Conference, Belfast

Golygydd Copi: Reading the Book of Life, R. Obbard, New City Books

Adolygu: The Woman in White – the Accessible and the Bland, Wales Arts Review. Reporting The Troubles: journalists tell their stories of the N Ireland conflict, Northern Slant. Poetry in Documentary: ‘Troubles – The Life After’, BBC 2, Wales Arts Review. Gwyneth Lewis – Henaint / Old Age, a Double Pleasure in Welsh and English, Eborakon

Project Ymchwil: Canolfan Astudio’r Cyfryngau a Diwylliant mewn Cenhedloedd Bach

Writing in Wales and N. Ireland

Teledu: BBC 4 The Story of Wales Ailddarllediadau bob dydd Mawrth o 6 Tachwedd 2018, 8pm, 6 x 60 mun. 2 Wobr BAFTA Cymru – Cyflwynydd Gorau: Huw Edwards. Gwobr Gwyn A Williams: Cyfraniad Rhagorol i Raglennu Hanes

2 thoughts on “My work / Fy ngwaith: 2018/19

  1. Hi Angela
    Read your short story The Road in NWR and it’s prompted me to send you a message re some photographs I have of Belfast from 1977. They were taken by a serving soldier on his tour of duty and passed on to me a couple of years ago. Please get in touch if you’d like to see them. Not sure what I should do with them and I’d welcome your thoughts. All the best and Merry Christmas. John Briggs

    1. John, I’d love to see them. Only sorry I didn’t take more photos myself at the time but the atmosphere discouraged that! I’ll email you.

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