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12 March 2021
‘There is no king of Bardsey Island’ in British Council’s WalesLitGermany show

‘There is no king of Bardsey Island’ in British Council’s WalesLitGermany show

'There is no king of Bardsey Island' was included by BBC Radio Wales' Gary Raymond in a showcase of Welsh culture during the recent British Council programme for WalesLitGermany. 

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12 March 2021
#Triongl exhibition – Pontio

#Triongl exhibition – Pontio

#Triongl poets in North Wales responded to photographs by Lena Jeanne's photographs.

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21 October 2020
Poetry Wales’ Young Poets Prize: Lesson Resources KS2 / KS3 and KS4 / KS5

Poetry Wales’ Young Poets Prize: Lesson Resources KS2 / KS3 and KS4 / KS5

Interested in applying for Poetry Wales' Young Poets competition? Glyn Edwards, poet and teacher, gives a brief history of the form and provides resources to get started on shape and concrete poetry. Stimuli and teaching materials for KS3 and KS4/KS5 pupils.

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18 May 2020
EMPTY SCHOOLS, EMPTY CITIES (Wales Arts Review)

EMPTY SCHOOLS, EMPTY CITIES (Wales Arts Review)

Wales Arts Review asked some of Wales’s top writers to pen some thoughts on the future. This new series brings together a wide variety of perspectives and ideas in a vibrant array of styles and forms, expressing hopes for a new way of doing things when the Covid-19 coronavirus is finally overcome. Political, personal, sociological, ecological, cultural – this is an evolving tableau of ideas. Here poet and teacher Glyn Edwards suggests a future world that has re-imagined the endless possibilities for how we educated our children.

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18 May 2020
Review in Poetry Wales 55.3

Review in Poetry Wales 55.3

Glyn Edwards’ first collection has been greatly anticipated by those already familiar with his work. Vertebrae will not disappoint, full as it is of haunting, carefully-crafted poems. (Review in Poetry Wales 55.3)

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16 January 2020
Look Up: Space Poetry for takepART in VenueCymru

Look Up: Space Poetry for takepART in VenueCymru

take pART 2020 in Venue Cymru this weekend surpassed all expectations. It was quite wonderful: every angle, corner, wall and window of it.

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29 December 2019
Alex Hubbard reviews ‘Vertebrae’ for the Institute of Welsh Affairs

Alex Hubbard reviews ‘Vertebrae’ for the Institute of Welsh Affairs

Glyn Edwards’ collection of poems that explore the potential of life, its fragility, and the ever presence of death is fascinating reading, writes Alex Hubbard

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19 December 2019
Vertebrae in Poetry Wales’ Books of 2019

Vertebrae in Poetry Wales’ Books of 2019

Poetry Wales asked a collection of recent and future contributors to Poetry Wales to recommend their favourite poetry titles of 2019. Vertebrae was nominated twice in the prestigious roll call.

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8 December 2019
‘Vertebrae’ a 2019 Book of the the Year

‘Vertebrae’ a 2019 Book of the the Year

Vertebrae has been chosen by the poets John Freeman, Angela Graham and K.S. Moore as their choice for 2019 book of the year, alongside new writing including Max Porter's Lanny, Robert Macfarlane's Underland.

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23 November 2019
The North Shore Featured In The North Wales Pioneer

The North Shore Featured In The North Wales Pioneer

An article by Duncan Rider in advance of the first North Shore Poetry - North Wales' quarterly literature event.

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