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June 2024 Rebecca Lowe

Rebecca Lowe is a Pushcart-prize nominated writer, editor and journalist, based in Swansea, UK. She is a Bread and Roses Spoken Word Award winner, and has appeared on BBC Radio … June 2024...

May 2024 Guest Speaker Gwen Davies

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 … May...

April 2024, Speakers Alana Davies & Jim Loft

Jim Loft gave a talk to the group about the U3A and the U3A poetry group, while our Chair Alana Davies gave a short talk about her novel. The talks … April 2024, Speakers Alana Davies &...

March 2024 Guest Speaker Ruth Mancini

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. …...

February 2024 Guest Speaker Guinevere Clark

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. …...

Marking Ann Marie’s retirement as Chair

Ann Marie Thomas has stepped back after serving for several years as Chair of the Swansea & District Writers Circle. She steered the group calmly through some challenging times, including …...

Writing Magazine features Swansea Writers Circle

Swansea and District Writers Circle was recently featured in Writing Magazine. The small article appeared in the Community section of the January 2024 edition. It has already created quite a …...

In memory of Coral Leend

Sad to say, a former Circle member, Coral Leend died on 30th November. As well as novels, she had a huge number of short stories published and was Circle secretary … In memory of Coral Leend...

January 2024 Annual General Meeting

The Swansea & District Writers Circle annual general meeting took place at 7pm on Wednesday 3 January 2024.  As well as discussing the business of the Circle and electing the …...

New Poetry Anthology

Exciting news! Written and published by Swansea & District Writer’s’ Circle, this substantial book is so much more than a Poetry Anthology. It is that of course, but it’s also … New Poetry...

December 2023 Guest Speakers Dogs 4 Wildlife

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...

November 2023 Guest Speaker Alana Davies

Our speaker in November was Circle member Alana Davies, who talked about self publishing. Alana has had a number of careers but started to write in earnest after she retired. … November 2023...