Mab Jones
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What I do:
A little more about me:
Mab Jones is a "unique talent" (The Times) who has read her work all over the UK, in the US, France, Ireland and Japan. She is winner of the John Tripp Spoken Poetry Audience Award, the Word Factory Neil Gaiman Short Story competition, the Aurora Poetry Award, the Rabbit Heart Poetry Film Festival Grand Jury Prize, and the Geoff Stevens Memorial Poetry Prize, amongst others. Her most recent book is 'Rogue 13', out with Analog Press. Her second collection, 'take your experience and peel it', is published by Indigo Dreams. Her first collection, 'Poor Queen', was published by Burning Eye Books. She teaches creative writing at Cardiff University, writes for the New York Times, and has presented three poetry programmes on BBC Radio 4 and one on BBC Radio 3. She was coordinator of International Dylan Thomas Day in 2016 & 2017. Mab undertakes commissions, critique, and mentoring, also.
Cardiff, London
Projects I’m working on:
Writing freelance articles for New York Times & others
Writing copy for various biz & orgs
Publishing poetry & flash fiction under Black Rabbit Press
Writing residency at Cardiff Wetlands
Presenting poetry programmes for BBC Radio 4
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Performers/Poets/Writers Invited

In celebration of Dickens' 200th birthday, and in conjunction with World Book Day, Jam Bones and Chapter are pleased to present:

Dickensian Twist!…

Posted on February 17, 2012 at 0:41

Lovesong Review

I wrote a review of Frantic Assembly's  Lovesong, currently on at Sherman Cymru, for Buzz Magazine. You can read it here > > >

Posted on February 17, 2012 at 0:32

Spoken Word All Stars - a free event @ Cardiff Pierhead building

Poetry is blasting its way into the hearts and minds of a new generation with high energy and rhythmic poetry sketching out a new literary landscape for the 21st century. Spoken Word All Stars presents an all-star cast of some of the most exciting poets of the day, performing an original live show in partnership with the globally…


Posted on February 22, 2011 at 2:37

Soul Exchange Reflections

Posted on February 10, 2011 at 4:17 — 2 Comments

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At 10:54 on September 5, 2011, Sule Rimi said…
woo hoo!!!
At 6:54 on October 28, 2009, Catherine Paskell said…
Hi Mab, thanks for answering the Introduce Yourself forum! Welcome to National Theatre Wales and great to see you on here! Really good luck with Halloweird and if you do want candles, please just pop into our offices in castle Arcade :)

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