Monday, 11 March 2013

Mark Tredinnick, Australian Poet and Winner of Cardiff International Poetry Competition 2012 on a Tour of Wales

New 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 18th 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
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Tuesday 19th March | 18.30 – 20.00 | Free
Aberystwyth University, Arts Centre Bookshop, Aberystwyth
Chaired by poet and novelist Katherine Stansfield
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Monday 25th March | 19.30-22.00 | £3.00
Poems and Pints, Queen’s Hotel, Carmarthen
Includes an open-mic
For more information contact: or (07772) 649316

Thursday 28th 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 26th March | 16.15-18.15 | £2.00 / £1.00
The Writers’ World, The Quad, University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, Carmarthen Campus
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Friday 29th March | 19.30 - 00.00 | £3.00
Cellar Bards, Cellar Bar, Cardigan
Includes an open-mic
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(07971) 660025 

Read our exclusive interview with Mark Tredinnick here.

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