Welsh Verse features virtually every significant poet, or poem, ever written in Welsh – from the epics of Taliesin and Aneurin, to the works of Tudor poets, Romantics, Social Realists and political Nationalists. Conran’s translations are, for many, unsurpassed. Discover Welsh Verse now.
<p>'Who made an ache under my rib?' asks the poet on the first page of <em>Love from Wales</em>, and just what makes the Welsh a passionate race? This selection of poetry and prose on the theme of love by Welsh poet Tony Curtis and novelist Sian James offers some lively answers.<br /><br /><em>...
<p>At the centre of <em>Prisoners of Transience</em> are the translations of seven German poets writing during the Thirty Years War, a period now much neglected. The general violence and desolation are portrayed as vividly in the poetry of that time as in its visual art.</p><p>The fragility and uncertainty of life...
<p>This is the second volume in the Seren Poets series, which aims to introduce new poets to a wider audience. It follows the pattern set in the first volume, <em>The Bloodstream</em>, of presenting three poets writing in English, and a Welsh language poet in translation for the first time.</p>
<p>This volume begins a series of compact anthologies from Seren featuring new poetry. We’ve chosen some of the freshest voices, with an emphasis on those from Wales. These are mostly young writers yet to publish first collections.<br /> <br /> Several, like Zoe Brigley, Kathryn Simmonds and Abi...