Website Launch – Press Release

Writers of Wales How many famous Welsh writers can you think of? Roald Dahl, Dylan Thomas, Catrin Collier? But who else I wonder? Well you’d probably be surprised to hear that one of the best-selling authors in the world was born in Cardiff.  Maybe you didn’t know that the writer of the world’s greatest national anthem (don’t even think of arguing that one!) lived in Pontypridd or that an old Welsh poet may have made […]

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This website costs money to produce and is also very time-consuming. The costs are domain name, web hosting, design and maintenance. It has been created to help all Welsh writers and we receive no funding or support from any of the arts/literary organisations in Wales (even though they get millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money to promote you) so if you would like to offer financial support for us to continue with this project then please […]

Famous Poetry Contest Launched

How many people know that the world famous International Welsh Poetry Competition began life in a small, independent pub, tucked away down a quiet side street in Pontypridd? Founded by Welsh poet Dave Lewis in 2007 the contest has been run and organised from the town ever since, is now in its thirteenth year and is the biggest poetry competition in Wales! But what makes this competition so special? Some would say the judges, others the […]


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