Archives: Writers

Meic Stephens December 13, 2018

Meic Stephens was Professor of Welsh Writing in English at the University of Glamorgan and, from 1967 to 1990, Literature Director of the Welsh Arts Council. Founder of Poetry Wales in 1965, he edited the magazine for eight years.

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George Paizis September 27, 2018

George Paizis is the author of Marcel Martinet: Poet of the Revolution, Love and the Novel: The Poetics and Politics of Romantic Fiction, and, with Andrew N. Leak, The Holocaust and the Text: Speaking the Unspeakable.

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María-Mercè Marçal

(1952–1998) was a poet, feminist, political activist, essayist, translator and critic. Her collections of poetry include Cau de llunes (Den of Moons), which won the prestigious Carles Riba Prize for poetry in 1976, Bruixa de dol (The Mourning Witch), published in 1979, Sal oberta (Open Salt), Desglaç (Thawing) and Terra de Mai (The Neverland) published in 1982, which was the first description of lesbian love in Catalan literature.

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John Rutherford

John David Rutherford is an Emeritus Fellow (2008) of The Queen’s College, Oxford, a Hispanist and an award-winning novelist and translator from Spanish to English.

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Gerard Oram

Dr Gerard Oram is a modern historian and Director of the War and Society programmes at Swansea University. He specialises in the impact of war on societies and culture.

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David Buckman

David Buckman has been a journalist and author for over 50 years, originally as a magazine staffer, but mainly as a freelance. He has written for numerous magazines and newspapers and made several hundred radio and television broadcasts.

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Ilija Jovanovic

Ilija Jovanović was born in 1950 in Rumska, a village near Belgrade in Serbia. After leaving school he worked as a farm worker and did his military service.

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