Circle Meeting, Guest Speaker Julie Ann Rees

Taliesin Arts Centre Swansea University Singleton Campus, Swansea, United Kingdom

In June we welcome short story and memoir writer Julie Ann Rees. Julie Ann holds an MA in creative writing from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David and is studying towards a PhD at Swansea University. Her stories have been published both on line and in print with Parthian books (Heartland), Sliced up Press …

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Feedback Group Meeting

Venue to be confirmed , United Kingdom

Our regular monthly meeting where members share feedback on each other’s writing in a friendly and informal setting. Where possible, we meet at a member's house and have a link via Zoom for those who can't attend in person. Our Feedback Group meetings generally take place on the third Thursday of the month. They are …

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Circle Meeting, Guest Speaker, Rosie Claverton

Room G07 Richard Price Building Swansea University Singleton Campus, Swansea, United Kingdom

In July our speaker is crime novelist Rosie Claverton. Rosie grew up in Devon, daughter to a Sri Lankan father and a Norfolk mother, surrounded by folk mythology and surly sheep. She moved to Cardiff to study Medicine and adopted Wales as her home. She later moved to London to specialise in psychiatry. Her Cardiff-based …

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Feedback Group Meeting

Venue to be confirmed , United Kingdom

Our regular monthly meeting where members share feedback on each other’s writing in a friendly and informal setting. Where possible, we meet at a member's house and have a link via Zoom for those who can't attend in person. Our Feedback Group meetings generally take place on the third Thursday of the month. They are …

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Circle Meeting Members Readings

Room G07 Richard Price Building Swansea University Singleton Campus, Swansea, United Kingdom

The Circle meeting in August is a members evening, where winners of recent internal competitions will be reading out their entries. There will also be an open mic session for members to read out some of their work. The meeting will take place at 7pm on Wednesday 2 August 2023. Everyone is welcome. The meeting …

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Feedback Group Meeting

Venue to be confirmed , United Kingdom

Our regular monthly meeting where members share feedback on each other’s writing in a friendly and informal setting. Where possible, we meet at a member’s house and have a link via Zoom for those who can’t attend in person. Our Feedback Group meetings generally take place on the third Thursday of the month. They are …

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Circle Meeting, Guest Speaker Carolyn Lewis

Taliesin Arts Centre Swansea University Singleton Campus, Swansea, United Kingdom

Our speaker in September is Carolyn Lewis, a novelist, prize-winning short story writer and a creative writing tutor. She has an MPhil in writing from the University of South Wales and currently she is taking a PhD at Swansea University. Her new book, Some Sort of Twilight, published by Watermark Press is a collection of …

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Feedback Group Meeting

Venue to be confirmed , United Kingdom

Our regular monthly meeting where members share feedback on each other’s writing in a friendly and informal setting. Where possible, we meet at a member’s house and have a link via Zoom for those who can’t attend in person. Our Feedback Group meetings generally take place on the third Thursday of the month. They are …

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Circle Meeting, Guest Speaker Holly Greenland

Taliesin Arts Centre Swansea University Singleton Campus, Swansea, United Kingdom

Our guest speaker in October is Holly Greenland, a self-published author and content writer, currently undertaking a study investigating the shared characteristics of self-published authors through a PhD at Kingston University. Holly self-published her debut novel "Murder on Maternity" through Amazon's KDP platform in 2020 and recently co-authored a guide to democratic engagement as a …

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Feedback Group Meeting

Venue to be confirmed , United Kingdom

Our regular monthly meeting where members share feedback on each other’s writing in a friendly and informal setting. Where possible, we meet at a member’s house and have a link via Zoom for those who can’t attend in person. Our Feedback Group meetings generally take place on the third Thursday of the month. They are …

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Circle Meeting, Guest Speaker Alana Davies

Taliesin Arts Centre Swansea University Singleton Campus, Swansea, United Kingdom

Our speaker in November is Circle member Alana Davies, who will talk about self publishing. Alana has had a number of careers but started to write in earnest after she retired. Although she had been writing short stories and poems since a teenager, it was a part-time course in Creative Writing with the Open University …

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Feedback Group Meeting

Venue to be confirmed , United Kingdom

Our regular monthly meeting where members share feedback on each other’s writing in a friendly and informal setting. Where possible, we meet at a member’s house and have a link via Zoom for those who can’t attend in person. Our Feedback Group meetings generally take place on the third Thursday of the month. They are …

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Circle Meeting, Guest Speakers Dogs 4 Wildlife

Room C Faraday Building Swansea University Singleton Campus, Swansea, United Kingdom

The Charity offers highly trained and fully supported Anti Poaching dogs alongside advanced ranger training to reserves, conservancies and National Parks in need across Southern Africa and the world. With a long term committed view to assisting in the protection and continuation of endangered species, Dogs 4 Wildlife are a highly experienced team of knowledgeable, …

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Feedback Group Meeting

Venue to be confirmed , United Kingdom

Our regular monthly meeting where members share feedback on each other’s writing in a friendly and informal setting. Where possible, we meet at a member’s house and have a link via Zoom for those who can’t attend in person. Our Feedback Group meetings generally take place on the third Thursday of the month. They are …

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Annual General Meeting 2024

Taliesin Arts Centre Swansea University Singleton Campus, Swansea, United Kingdom

The Swansea & District Writers Circle annual general meeting will take place at 7pm on Wednesday 3 January 2024. Everyone is welcome, although only members may vote. As well as discussing the business of the Circle and electing the committee, the Annual General Meeting will be a chance to hear members read some of their …

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Feedback Group Meeting

Venue to be confirmed , United Kingdom

Our regular monthly meeting where members share feedback on each other’s writing in a friendly and informal setting. Where possible, we meet at a member’s house and have a link via Zoom for those who can’t attend in person. Our Feedback Group meetings generally take place on the third Thursday of the month. They are …

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Circle Meeting, Guest Speaker Guinevere Clark

Room C Faraday Building Swansea University Singleton Campus, Swansea, United Kingdom

Guinevere Clark is a poet originally from Grimsby, UK. She has a PhD in Creative Writing from Swansea University (2023), where she formed three poetry collections and an extensive analysis. Her thesis is The Egg in the Triangle: Poetics of Motherhood, Sexuality and Place. She teaches creative writing at The Taliesin Arts Centre in Swansea …

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Feedback Group Meeting

Venue to be confirmed , United Kingdom

Our regular monthly meeting where members share feedback on each other’s writing in a friendly and informal setting. Where possible, we meet at a member’s house and have a link via Zoom for those who can’t attend in person. Our Feedback Group meetings generally take place on the third Thursday of the month. They are …

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Circle Meeting, Guest Speaker Ruth Mancini

Committee Room 5, Guildhall St Helen's Road, Swansea, United Kingdom

Ruth Mancini was born in South-West London and started her career as a marketing executive for a publisher before undertaking a post-graduate diploma in law and retraining as a solicitor. Ruth has spent the past twenty years in and out of courts and police stations, representing those accused of crimes. She now lives in Oxfordshire …

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Feedback Group Meeting

Our regular monthly meeting where members share feedback on each other’s writing in a friendly and informal setting. Where possible, we meet at a member’s house and have a link via Zoom for those who can’t attend in person. Our Feedback Group meetings generally take place on the third Thursday of the month. They are …

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Circle Meeting, Speakers Alana Davies & Jim Loft

Taliesin Arts Centre Swansea University Singleton Campus, Swansea, United Kingdom

Jim Loft will give a talk to the group about the U3A and the U3A poetry group, while our Chair Alana Davies will give a short talk about her novel. The talks will be followed by Q&A sessions. The meeting will take place at 7pm on Wednesday 3 April 2024. Everyone is welcome. The meeting …

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Feedback Group Meeting

Venue to be confirmed , United Kingdom

Our regular monthly meeting where members share feedback on each other’s writing in a friendly and informal setting. Where possible, we meet at a member’s house and have a link via Zoom for those who can’t attend in person. Our Feedback Group meetings generally take place on the third Thursday of the month. They are …

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Circle Meeting, Guest Speaker Gwen Davies

Taliesin Arts Centre Swansea University Singleton Campus, Swansea, United Kingdom

Gwen Davies grew up in a Welsh-speaking family in West Yorkshire. Her translations are the novels Martha, Jack and Shanco (Caryl Lewis, Parthian) and The Jeweller (Caryl Lewis). She is also the co-translator, with the author, of Robin Llywelyn’s White Star (Parthian). She is the editor of Sing Sorrow Sorrow, Dark and Chilling Tales (Seren), …

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Feedback Group Meeting

Venue to be confirmed , United Kingdom

Our regular monthly meeting where members share feedback on each other’s writing in a friendly and informal setting. Where possible, we meet at a member’s house and have a link via Zoom for those who can’t attend in person. Our Feedback Group meetings generally take place on the third Thursday of the month. They are …

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