Mae’n bywsig bod llais y Cymry a gafodd y profiad o fyw drwy’r Helyntion yng Ngogledd Iwerddon yn rhan o’r drafodaeth ynglyn â phroblemau yn y dyfodol.
Friday 21st September 2018 is the United Nations Day of Peace on which a global invitation to a ‘cessation of hostilities’ is extended. I took this as the theme for Weekend Word.
I had a lot of fun entering the Kilmore Quay Write By The Sea Short Story Competition 2018. I was so delighted that all three of my entries were among the seven shortlisted.
The Open Ear is the literary magazine for Queen’s University, Belfast, edited by postgraduates at the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry.
My poetry this year has been encouraged by participating in a reading organised by Women Aloud NI in March. Also by a workshop given by Moyra Donaldson at the Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast. See my blog:
And one of the poems was written as a follow-up to a poem I had published in the Easter 2018 edition of the Bangor Literary Journal.
Crannóg magazine of Galway are taking a Wales-set story of mine for Issue 49 due late October. I’m delighted to have a piece accepted by them.
My blog has been selected for inclusion in 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 poem of mine will be included in the special Irish issue #61 of acclaimed magazine ‘The North‘ due later this year. I am particularly pleased to be represented in this edition.
It was lovely to meet novelist, Mandy Sutter (‘Bush Meat’) and Gwen Davies, editor of the New Welsh Review at our session during the Cardiff Book Festival. We were discussing Writing Psychology from Place: witness, exile and belonging.
I read my N Ireland-set short story ‘At Oirthear Maí’.