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Meet & Greet: May 5th

On May 5th, we welcomed Marie Darrieussecq – best-selling controversial French novelist (Pig Games: A Novel of Lust and Transformation; All the Way; My Phantom Husband; and more). Mamta Sagar – ಮಮತಾಸಾಗರ – Indian poet, playwright, world traveller and translator between Kannada and English and Nia Davies – born in Sheffield,  based in Swansea, learning Turkish, poet and editor of Poetry Wales. Have a look:

Volcano Fridays No. III

We hope you enjoyed our third Volcano Fridays event on May 21st: Welcoming Eric Ngalle Charles, Rhys Trimble, Edin Suljic, the Poets on the Hill collective & Welsh guest musicians we had, as always, a fantastic time!

Volcano Fridays No. II

Have a look at the pictures of our second Volcano Fridays event on April 14th - welcoming novelist and dramatist Meltem Arıkan with actor and director Pınar Öğün, poet, translator from/into Turkish, and human rights activist Caroline Stockford and Swansea artist, from Iran: Amir a Nejad  امیر آقا نژاد Pictures by Bartek Szymoniak

Volcano Fridays: April 7th

Enjoy some impression of our first Volcano Fridays event: We could not have been more pleased to welcome artists such as Yang Lian, Ifor ap Glyn, Amani Bakhiet and Aled Warwick who performed breathtaking and highly emotional pieces:

Meet&Greet: Yang Lian

Our first guests at Volcano Fridays Yang Lian is a Chinese poet born in 1955 in Bern, Switzerland. He started writing poetry in the countryside of China in the 1970’s after leaving Beijing with his family to endure a ‘re-education through labour’. His traditional Chinese poetry, banned under Mao Zedong, turned towards a more modernist … Continue reading Meet&Greet: Yang Lian