Perffaith Nam / Perfect Blemish

Perffaith Nam / Perfect Blemish

This bilingual edition of Menna Elfyn’s later poetry includes all her work from Cell Angel (1996) and Blind Man’s Kiss / Cusan Dyn Dall (2001) as well as the first English translations of a selection of Perffaith Nam (2005) as well as new poems. The Welsh originals...
Bondo

Bondo

Bondo, meaning eaves in Welsh, refers to poems about getting close to language as a sanctuary. Other poems were written episodically over a number of years. These meditative poems began simply as a personal engagement with the grief of Aberfan, expressing solidarity...
The Bloodaxe Book of Modern Welsh Poetry

The Bloodaxe Book of Modern Welsh Poetry

A rich anthology of English translations of 20th century Welsh-language poetry comprising over 300 poems reflecting the richness and diversity of Welsh bardic craftsmanship together with short biographical notes on the 97 poets and the 26 translators. Bloodaxe Books,...
Murmurioa

Murmurioa

‘Murmur’ with Basque translation by Eli Tolaretxipi & Arantza Fernandez, Maiatz, Bayonne 2016.
Absolute Optimist

Absolute Optimist

A Biography of the poet Eluned Phillips in English. This is an affectionate and yet critical biography of an unsung heroine of Welsh literature during the time of great change—taking her from rural Carmarthenshire to bohemian Paris and urban Los Angeles. She was often...

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