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What I do:
Writer / poet / lecturer
A little more about me:
Interested in place, storytelling and myth in both theatre and poetry. My poems and short stories have appeared in various anthologies and journals including Poetry Wales, Mslexia, Red Poets, Ink, Sweat and Tears, The Fat Damsel, Three Drops Press, Arachne Press, Mother's Milk Books, Culture Matters Journal and the Here and There- Global Citizen project. My short plays have been performed or had staged readings in a variety of venues including Sherman Cymru, Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Chapter Arts, Galeri Caernarfon, Canolfan Ucheldre and Solstice Shorts Festival, Greenwich. My poetry collection 'Mamiaith' will be published by Arachne Press next year.
Location:
Ynys Mon
Projects I’m working on:
2019
April - poetry in multi creatives exhibition, Plas Bodfa, Llangoed, Ynys Mon
January - supporting Poet, Outspoken, Protest Poetry, Neuadd Ogwen, Bethesda

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December - Noon: Solstice Shorts Festival in the Ucheldre Centre (Hosting and readings of poetry 'Moon Jellyfish' https://drive.google.com/file/d/18fwEzQdHTUO1GWsXIvT8vNhhg2WCa-1D/view
November - Reading in Blackwells, Manchester. Poem from 'An Outbreak of Peace'.
November - commissioned Poetry in Temple of Peace 80th birthday exhibition, Cardiff
October - Split Milk Theatre Scratch night, Theatr Sherman, Cardiff - 'Keep Moving.'
July - co organising and hosting Gwyl Cybi / Cybi Festival, RS Thomas theme, Holyhead https://cybifestival.wordpress.com/
April - Dirty Protest - Plays in a Bag ('Clever Girl') Galeri Bar, Caernarfon
March - Split Milk Theatre Scratch night, Cardiff - 'People Like Us' extract.

2017
December - Dusk Festival organising/hosting and poetry
readings. https://www.facebook.com/ucheldre.holyhead/videos/1736267926386306/
October - Spilt Milk Theatre Scratch Night - Sherman
Theatre, Cardiff (Short play - Flower_Dance)
June - Story in National Flash Fiction Day #FlashFlood
May - Poetry reading at Curiad Bangor Pulse Festival
March - No Boundaries - What the Dickens night at Dickens
Tea Rooms, Cardiff. Short play 'More'

2016
December - poetry reading and BSL interpretation of 'First Light' in the Solstice Shorts Festival, Greenwich, London

2015
December - Dirty Protest- Christmas Songbook (flash play 'Saviour's Day')- Chapter Arts, Cardiff
October- Dirty Protest - Plays in a Bag ('Shut Up') Galeri, Caernarfon

2013
November - Sherman Cymru 40th anniversary Script Slam ' Goodbye My Love'
July - Clwyd Theatr Cymru - 'Keep Moving' (monologue) in Boxed Set- Suitcase Theatre

2006
May - BBC Radio Wales Storytelling - 'My First Escape'
Twitter @username:
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Call out for poems, stories, songs and musicians for Solstice Shorts Festival.

'Dusk' themed poems, stories and songs wanted for a Solstice Festival. The festival will video link with many venues as dusk begins on December 21st. There will be a live link at the Ucheldre Centre, Holyhead and we are hoping to include as many Welsh poets, storywriters, songwriters and musicians as we can.

If funding permits this will be a paid event for all artists.

Poems - may be in English, Cymraeg, Gaelic, Kernowek or BSL. (Please do submit poems in…

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Posted on October 11, 2017 at 16:56

Call out for poems, stories, songs and musicians for Solstice Shorts Festival.

'Dusk' themed poems, stories and songs wanted for a Solstice Festival. The festival will video link with many venues as dusk begins on December 21st. There will be a live link at the Ucheldre Centre, Holyhead and we are hoping to include as many Welsh poets, storywriters, songwriters and musicians as we can.

If funding permits this will be a paid event for all artists.

Poems - may be in English, Cymraeg, Gaelic, Kernowek or BSL. (Please do submit poems in…

Continue

Posted on October 11, 2017 at 16:56

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At 17:03 on December 15, 2014, Laura Fay Thomas said…

Hi Ness,

Welcome to the TEAM group, great to have another member on board!

As you're based in Anglesey you'll be pleased to know we are having lots more TEAM activity in North Wales, keep an eye out on the group page for updates of events and opportunities.

Please do get in touch if you have any questions,

Laura

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