New Welsh Reader

Poetry Collection  

Archived since Summer 2011
Modern Archive

36 issues

For over twenty five years, New Welsh Review Ltd has been central to the Welsh literary scene in offering a vital outlet for the very best new fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry, a forum for critical debate and a rigorous and engaged reviewing culture.

We have published some of the greatest writers and thinkers from Wales and beyond; Dannie Abse, Paul Muldoon, P.D. James, Emyr Humphreys, Leslie Norris, Gwyneth Lewis, Les Murray, Rachel Trezise, Niall Griffiths, Owen Sheers, Tiffany Murray, Edna Longley, Byron Rogers and Gillian Clarke. In summer 2015 we rebranded the creative magazine as New Welsh Reader, to combine the appeal of the new while maintaining our traditions and track record.

Latest Issue

Fiction; Non-fiction; Factual Essay; Poetry
* Essay by Tony Brown on interwar short-story writer Nigel Heseltine, to tie-in with publication of the collection by Heseltine, A Day’s Pleasure and Other Tales (Parthian)
* Extracts from the winning entries to New Welsh Writing Awards 2021: Rheidol Prize for Prose with a Welsh Theme or Setting judged by Gwen Davies
* Reading the Signs by Jasmine Donahaye, resident of Tregaron and winner of Wales Book of the Year with Losing Israel
* Festival of the Ghost, a time-slip crime thriller by Cardiff’s João Morais
* Archipelago, a nature-memoir by Presteigne’s Rhiannon Hooson
* Also: essay by Elizabeth Griffiths about history, heritage and her mother′s memory, Sybilla Harvey′s long story on Rudolf Hess′ imprisonment near Abergavenny, & Jack Harris′ fiction extract on history and Queer identity, ′The Rebeccas′
* Nine poems from a diverse pool of poets chosen by Emily Blewitt and including Suzannah Evans and Stuart Pickford

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  • First Issue: Summer 2011
  • Latest Issue: Autumn 2021
  • Issue Count: 36
  • Page Count: 3,441
  • Published: Quarterly
  • ISSN: 2059-6693

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