Blog, poetry workshops and other writerly happenings in Splott since 2011.
Susie Wild is a writer living in Splott, Cardiff... these posts also offer some musings and interesting research facts as she works on poems for her forthcoming collection (spring 2017), her 2nd story collection and her 1st novel.
Susie Wild is a poet, writer, journalist, critic, lecturer, festival organiser and editor based in Cardiff.
Her debut poetry collection 'Better Houses' is out through Parthian Books and all good bookshops on and offline 1 October 2017.
'The Art of Contraception' was her first book. It was long-listed for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2011 and won 'Fiction Book of the Year' in the Welsh Icons Awards 2010.
Her Kindle novella 'Arrivals' was released globally through Parthian Books in May 2011.
She edited the illustrated short story anthology 'Rarebit' for Parthian's 21st birthday, released December 2013. Illustrated by John Abell.
She is Publishing Editor at one of Wales' Leading Indie Publishers, Parthian Books.
With the rise of electronic books, is the final chapter about to be written in the long love story between books and their readers? Will the app take the place of the traditional book?
Alan Yentob discusses the subject with writers Alan Bennett, Douglas Coupland, Ewan Morrison and Gary Shteyngart, publisher Gail Rebuck, agent Ed Victor and librarian Rachael Morrison. They also smell books, making precise notes about the distinctive aroma of each.