Ed Garland has recently finished his PhD at Aberystwyth University, researching sonic experience in contemporary fiction. In his twenties, he almost lost a battle with his mental health before discovering reading helped him cope with hearing loss and tinnitus. His collection of essays reflecting on this experience, Earwitness: A Search for Sonic Understanding, were announced a winner of the New Welsh Writing Awards in 2018. A genre-busting mix of literary criticism, sound studies and memoir, the essays explore … Keep Reading
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SL Grange is a poet and theatre-maker. Their work engages with queer community, marginalised voices and unruly ghosts. Recent work includes: Wou d’Uelzecht created with composer Catherine Kontz; A Note to Mary Frith, commissioned by Shakespeare’s Globe and Bodies and Other Haunted Houses, winner of the Poetry Wales pamphlet competition 2021.
Founded in 1965, Poetry Wales is a triannual magazine with an international reputation for excellent poems, features and reviews from Wales and beyond. Emerging from a rich bilingual … Keep Reading
Sue Rangeley specialises in crafted embroideries for contemporary dress, one-off accessories and textile art. Her professional career started in 1976 when she entered Vogue House, London, with a collection of embroidered bags and waistcoats. By 1977, her famous ‘Waterlily’ waistcoat launched an order for one hundred silk applique jackets for the designer Bill Gibb (1943–1988). The Victoria & Albert Museum, London, has one of the couture commissions she embroidered for Bill Gibb in their permanent collection.
Sue has … Keep Reading
Helen Tovey is a keen family historian, memory keeper, and Editor of Family Tree magazine. She helps amateurs and experts trace, research, and discover the secrets behind their family history.
Each issue of Family Tree brings the key records, fascinating websites and expert tips and solutions to readers, helping them trace their family history in Britain, Ireland and around the globe.
1) What inspired you to get into writing as a career?
Interesting question, and at first I couldn’t … Keep Reading
Andy Jones has had a long-standing career writing about music production and technology, which began at Music Technology and Keyboard Review. Currently, he is the Editor of Computer Music which he helped launch back in 1997/98. He has also been involved in the editorial teams at Future Music and Music Tech.