Recent Blogs

14 Feb 2017
Literature Wales recently received a message from a friend at PEN Belarus regarding a Welsh fantasy writer called Cenydd Morus...
01 Feb 2017 /
Disability Arts Cymru and Tŷ Newydd Writing Centre Poetry Competition 2017 Judge: Sian Northey Entry cost: free Prize: a residential course at...
31 Jan 2017 /
Are you a writer? Are you looking for competitions with great prizes? Look no further. Perhaps some of the following...
30 Jan 2017
As part of our Literature for Health and Wellbeing project funded by Gwynedd Council, we organised a series of six workshops...
26 Jan 2017
Literature Wales has received a £2,000 grant from The Sylvia Waddilove Foundation UK towards preservation work at Tŷ Newydd Writing...
11 Jan 2017 /
In May 2016, eight residents from Penrhos Polish Care Home, Pwllheli, visited Tŷ Newydd. The majority of the group were...
06 Dec 2016
Today marks the centenary since David Lloyd George, the Welshman from Llanystumdwy, received an invitation to form a coalition in...
05 Dec 2016
What tempts people to read, I wonder? Is it the attractive cover? The well-known author? Or word of mouth, perhaps?...
08 Nov 2016
Aziz Dixon came to Tŷ Newydd for the Autumn Poetry Masterclass in October 2016, tutored by Gillian Clarke and Imtiaz...
24 Oct 2016
Poet Jane Clarke lives in Ireland. Her debut collection, The River, is published by Bloodaxe Books. She won the 2016 Hennessy Literary Award...
12 Oct 2016
THE MAP AND THE CLOCK: A LAUREATE’S CHOICE OF THE POETRY OF BRITAIN AND IRELAND by CAROL ANN DUFFY and...
11 Oct 2016
I finally made it to Tŷ Newydd!   This isn’t a joke about the lack of trains from the South-West...
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