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Prof. Peter Stead announces the judging line-up for this year's prize. Some very interesting discussions ahead!
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The 2018 Intl. Dylan Thomas Prize 📚 in partnership with Swansea University is NOW OPEN for entries! - The competition CLOSES for entries on Monday 6th November 2017 - If you are a young writer that meets the entry criteria, don't delay, begin your new chapter today! #IDTP18 http://www.swansea.ac.uk/dylan-thomas-prize/howtoenter
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The 2018 Intl. Dylan Thomas Prize 📚 in partnership with Swansea University opens for entries on Monday 4th September 2017 #IDTP18 http://www.swansea.ac.uk/dylan-thomas-prize/howtoenter/
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Writer of the award-winning 'The Good Son' and judge of this year's Swansea University Intl. Dylan Thomas Prize, Paul McVeigh, can be seen at a FREE 'Writers in Conversation' event tomorrow (19/02) at Southampton's John Hansard Gallery from 7pm. Please click the event for more information.

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Have you seen the 12 titles in contention for this year's edition of the Swansea University Intl. Dylan Thomas Prize? A depth of incredible talent! Which of these young authors will scoop the £30,000 prize in May? #IDTP18 - http://bit.ly/IDTP18Longlist

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Recently on BBC Radio 4 Bookclub was former Swansea University Intl. Dylan Thomas Prize shortlister Eimer Mcbride. The author of 'A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing' fielded questions from the audience, read passages from the acclaimed book - and talked about the influence of Joyce and how contemporary Irish fiction continues to focus on elements of its society's painful past that have been previously concealed. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09qb1j6

James Naughtie and readers talk to Irish writer Eimear McBride.
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Not to be missed! - Rachel Trezise, inaugural winner and present judge of the Swansea University Intl. Dylan Thomas Prize interviews Hollywood Welshman 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 and social activist Michael Sheen in the latest edition of Planetmagazine CylchgrawnPlanet 🔗 https://www.planetmagazine.org.uk/…/RachelTreziseinterviews…

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'A poised and lyrical second collection' is how the The Norwich Radical describes former Dylan Thomas Prize shortlister James Brookes recently released and much anticipated new poetry offering, 'Spoils.' See link for full review 🔗https://thenorwichradical.com/…/review-spoils-by-james-bro…/

by Lewis Buxton Spoils is a poised and lyrical second collection from James Brookes. One of the first publications from new independent press Offord Road Books, Spoils enters the world at a time wh…
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Nam Le's short story collection 'The Boat', which was awarded the Dylan Thomas Prize in 2008, is one of a series of titles under threat of withdrawal from the curriculum of a Western Australian private school which is considering banning books by some famous authors over concerns the content is too explicit.

An Anglican school’s principal says the curriculum is ‘crowded with inappropriate material.’
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Have you read 'My Absolute Darling' by Gabriel Tallent? - Recently longlisted for the £30,000 Swansea University Intl. Dylan Thomas Prize http://bit.ly/IDTP18Longlist #IDTP18

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Have you read 'Idaho' by Emily Ruskovich? - Recently longlisted for the £30,000 Swansea University Intl. Dylan Thomas Prize http://bit.ly/IDTP18Longlist #IDTP18

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Have you read 'Conversations with Friends' by Sally Rooney? - Recently longlisted for the £30,000 Swansea University Intl. Dylan Thomas Prize http://bit.ly/IDTP18Longlist #IDTP18

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Have you read 'First Love' by Gwendoline Riley? - Recently longlisted for the £30,000 Swansea University Intl. Dylan Thomas Prize http://bit.ly/IDTP18Longlist #IDTP18

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Have you read 'Elmet' by Fiona Mozley? - Recently longlisted for the £30,000 Swansea University Intl. Dylan Thomas Prize http://bit.ly/IDTP18Longlist #IDTP18

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Have you read 'Her Body and Other Parties' by Carmen Maria Machado? - Recently longlisted for the £30,000 Swansea University Intl. Dylan Thomas Prize http://bit.ly/IDTP18Longlist #IDTP18

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Have you read 'The Blood Miracles' by Lisa McInerney? - Recently longlisted for the £30,000 Swansea University Intl. Dylan Thomas Prize http://bit.ly/IDTP18Longlist #IDTP18

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Have you read 'When I Hit You: Or, A Portrait of the Writer as a Young Wife' by Meena Kandasamy? - Recently longlisted for the £30,000 Swansea University Intl. Dylan Thomas Prize http://bit.ly/IDTP18Longlist #IDTP18

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Have you read 'Kumukanda' by Kayo Chingonyi? - Recently longlisted for the £30,000 Swansea University Intl. Dylan Thomas Prize 🔗http://bit.ly/IDTP18Longlist #IDTP18

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