Christine Anita Kinsey
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Chris Kinsey received an Arts Council of Wales Bursary to write poetry in 2000. Kung fu Lullabies, Ragged Raven Press, came out in 2004, Cure for a Crooked Smile, Ragged Raven, will be launched at Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown, Powys on 27th November 2009 and Swarf is forthcoming from Smokestack Books. Chris was BBC Wildlife Poet-of-the-Year in 2008.

Feathering the Dark is Chris’s first attempt to write for the stage. She has been working with Kaite O'Reilly and Aberystwyth Arts Centre and the play will be given a rehearsed reading at the Arts Centre on 16th November 2009,as part of the Travelling Light festival. Chris she has collaborated with Mid-Powys Youth Theatre and Vox Orbis Choir with performances of Encounters in2008.

Her short film script Legless was shortlisted by TAPs (Cymru) for production by ITV’s It’s My Shout in 2008. Her digital story, Houndlove is published on the BBC Wales website. Chris has had a story and poetry read on BBC Radio 4. She also writes poetry reviews and a regular Nature Diary for Cambria.

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After Big Pit

As part of my research into mining for The National Theatre of Wales, I thought I’d start by examining my relationship with coal.


My life with coal.

Born Herefordshire 1956 - red soil, red cows drooling over lush grass – coal came delivered by Burt, bent and black under his hundredweight sack. I thrilled to hear his knock and his lame clump through the scratchy crush of spilled slack. I was impressed by his strength, though if my dad was home from work,…


Posted on March 4, 2011 at 22:10

Travelling Light II

One Writer’s Journey whilst Travelling Light.

Travelling Light Festival of New Writing, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, 16th & 19th November

I was delighted to get the phone call from Aberystwyth Arts Centre, just before Christmas 2008, to say that I’d been accepted onto Travelling Light II because I’m eager to learn and master the craft of playwrighting and the prospect of mentoring felt like very welcome assistance. I’m widely published as a poet, and, perhaps because many of my… Continue

Posted on November 10, 2009 at 14:41

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At 20:21 on July 17, 2010, Mathilde Lopez said…
Bonsoir! Just discovered where you hid in the community Anita!

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