New Welsh Review

New Welsh Review

*English below* Dechreuodd 2018 gyda chyfle unigryw a chyffrous, wrth i mi gytuno i gyd-weithio gyda thîm creadigol i gydlynnu rhifyn aml-gyfrwng arbennig o New Welsh Review. Fy mhrif gyfrifoldebau, yn unol â chyfarwyddiadau’r golygydd Gwen Davies, oedd trefnu a chynhyrchu cynnwys, gan hefyd fentro o flaen y meic a’r camera i adolygu nofel a […]

Review: ‘Merch yr Eog / Merc’h an Eog’ and ‘A Good Clean Heart’

Review: ‘Merch yr Eog / Merc’h an Eog’ and ‘A Good Clean Heart’

Two plays, five languages and one reviewer… This October, the world seems to have visited Aberystwyth, with two multi-language performances, both with Welsh an integral part of them, appearing. Following their rehearsal period in Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Theatr Genedlaethol and Teatr Piba’s Merch yr Eog / Merc’h an Eog (The Salmon’s Daughter) began it’s tour […]

Poem: Falling in Love All Wrong

Poem: Falling in Love All Wrong

This poem was first published in Aberystwyth English Department’s MA Anthology, ‘A Grain of Sand’, in May 2016. [Cyhoeddwyd y gerdd hon yn ‘A Grain of Sand’, cyfrol diwedd blwyddyn yr Adran Saesneg yn Aberystwyth, yn Mai 2016.] Falling in Love All Wrong Mae ‘na frân i bob brân yn rhyw le. [1] Somebody managed […]

Drama: The F Word

Drama: The F Word

I accepted a kind invite to write a 20 minute play for my friend, aspiring director Carys Jones, who with her new company, ITCH, was part of The Other Room Theatre (based in Porter’s, Cardiff) and their Blue Sky Festival. She and actors Naomi Underwood and Huw Blainey had discussed wanting to explore feminist themes, […]

Drama: Gweithdy Dirty Protest Workshop

Drama: Gweithdy Dirty Protest Workshop

On the 12th of October, Branwen Davies contacted asking if I’d be interested in joining a workshop Dirty Protest – a theatre comapny working to promote new writing. I agreed, despite having neglected my creative writing for quite a while, and was incredibly glad I did! Not only did I get to meet local writers […]

Flash Fiction: ‘The only evidence…’

Flash Fiction: ‘The only evidence…’

This piece of flash fiction was published on Paragraph Planet, 17 July 2015. Cyhoeddwyd y darn ar wefan Paragraph Planet, 17 Gorffennaf 2015.   The only evidence of Alice’s fifteen minutes of fame was now wrapped around her fish and chips. Stunned, she had forgotten those kind words written about her when she’d been crowned […]