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A Celebration of Writing - 17 June 2010

A free event to be held at the Dylan Thomas Centre


The creative writing departments of Swansea University and Trinity University College, Carmarthen, in conjunction with the Dragon Innovation Partnership, are hosting a one day event at the Dylan Thomas Centre to celebrate writing.

 

The free event will include discussions, readings and an opportunity to meet key industry figures. There will be representation from Parthian Books (Dominic Williams) Alcemi Press (Gwen Davies) and a chance to hear top London agent Euan Thorneycroft from AM Heath talk about his role as an agent in the publishing business.

 

The established poet & singer-songwriter, Paul Henry will read his poetry and talk about his successful publishing history, and the staff of the creative writing departments of both universities – Professor Stevie Davies, Dr. Jeni Williams, Dr. Fflur Dafydd, and Nigel Jenkins - will talk about their own experiences as teachers and published authors. There will also be an opportunity to buy books and a chance to chat informally to contributors after each session.

 

The following sessions will run throughout the day, and will be held in the theatre of the Dylan Thomas Centre on Thursday, June 17, 2010.

 

10.15 -11.30 Session 1 - Gwen Davies from Alcemi Press in conversation with Fflur Dafydd

11.30 - 12.00 Coffee break, and a chance to buy books

12.00 - 1.15 Session 2 - Agent Euan Thorneycroft from AM Heath in conversation with Stevie Davies
1.15 - 2.15 Lunch

2.15 - 3.30 Session 3 – Dominic Williams from Parthian in conversation with Jeni Williams 

3.30 - 4.00 Coffee break

4.00 - 5.15 Session 4 - Paul Henry in conversation with Nigel Jenkins
 
5.15 Signing session by Paul, a chance to buy books, end of event.

 

This is a FREE event, and are all welcome, but in order to secure a place, please ring the Dylan Thomas Centre on 01792 463980

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