Cardiff International Poetry Competition 2012 on a Tour of Wales

Literature Wales

poetry imageNew Welsh Review is thrilled to announce that acclaimed Australian poet Mark Tredinnick will be visiting Wales this March in a celebratory tour organised by the literary magazine. His poem ‘Margaret River Sestets’, published in NWR 97, won the 2012 Cardiff International Poetry Competition, with a hefty £5,000 prize attached. Tredinnick has published eleven acclaimed works of poetry and prose, including his first lauded collection, Fire Diary (Puncher & Wattmann, 2010) and is regularly invited to read his work worldwide.

The tour dates are:

Monday 18 March | 19.00 – 21.00 | Free

The Ends of the Earth, The Atrium, Glamorgan University, Adam Street, Cardiff

Reading alongside poet and critic Jeremy Hooker

For more information contact: [email protected]

Tuesday 19 March | 18.30 – 20.00 | Free

Aberystwyth University, Arts Centre Bookshop, Aberystwyth

Chaired by poet and novelist Katherine Stansfield

For more information contact: [email protected]

Monday 25 March | 19.30-22. | £3.00

Poems and Pints, Queen’s Hotel, Carmarthen

Includes an open-mic

For more information contact: [email protected] or (07772) 649316

Thursday 28 March | 19.30-21.30 | £4.00 / Conc.

Poets at the Dylan Thomas Centre, Somerset Place, Swansea

Includes an open-mic

For more information contact: (01792) 463980 or

Tuesday 26 March | 16.15-18.15 | £2.00 / £1.00

The Writers’ World, The Quad, University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, Carmarthen Campus

For more information contact: [email protected] or [email protected]

Friday 29 March | 19.30 – 00.00 | £3.00

Cellar Bards, Cellar Bar, Cardigan

Includes an open-mic

For more information contact: [email protected] / (07971) 660025 or Cellar Bards Facebook page

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