"@ Kaite - Joking aside. I agree with you that there is potential danger in being too dogmatic about how narrative is structured around notions of story - especially for a company like NTW that has always seeks to explore new modes of structuring…"
"Why storyninja? Can't we just refer to oursleves as ninjas? Always wanted to be a ninja since I was six, now my four year old boy Orson wants to be one too. How many Daddy points to I get if I come home and tell him that I am a ninja?
"The idea of NTW employing a group of dramaturgs to help with the development of several of their projects in the short to mid-term is, is wholly compatible with that of a PSW being set up to serve the long-term development of Welsh playwrights. The…"
"The Wales Arts Review was set up by writers and artists as a critical resource for writers, artists, readers and audiences alike. So we would like to support any initiative by writers and theatre-makers to establish a body that aids and promotes new…"
Managing Editor of Wales Arts Review, Playwright and Critic
A little more about me:
Managing Editor of Wales Arts Review. Former Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing, Applied Drama and English at the Universuty of South Wales and the University of Wales Newport. Former lecturer in Interdisciplinary Arts at Ohio University.
Co-wrote 'Age-Sex-location' (Riverside Studios, London 2004). Wrote 'Sadhana' and 'The Harrow' (Finborough Theatre 1998 and 1999).
Short fiction and criticism published in New Welsh Review, The Raconteur amd Wales Arts Review.
Graduate of LAMDA and former actor - you might have seen me as a hunchbacked scientist in 'Great Britons' or getting my arm ripped off in a '999' episode - both for BBC.
Projects I’m working on:
Securing long-term funding and writing criticism for the Wales Arts Review. Organising a Critics' Roundtable event at the WMC in Nov 2014.
Finishing my new play called 'Context/Bound' and writing short fiction for a number of magazines and websites.
Blogging, as an embedded critic, about 'Platonov' for Lucid Theatre.
Interviewing Steven Berkoff later this year at St Davids Hall.