ALYS CONRAN

EVENTS & RESIDENCIES

Hay Festival Segovia, Spain

In conversation with Teresa Sans

September 18, 2019

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Hay Festival Queretaro, Mexico

Poets Leire Bilbao, Alys Conran, Leire Bilbao, Juan Carlos Franco & Isabel Zapata in conversation with Eduardo de la Garma

Edinburgh Bookfest

Alys Conran & Sheena Kalayil 

 Tue 20 Aug 10:15 - 11:15 

 The Spiegeltent, Edinburgh Bookfest 

Berlin, Centre for British Studies

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Tuesday, 25 June 2019 17:00 hours s.t. Centre for British Studies Mohrenstr. 60, 10117 Berlin

Hay Festival Wales

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Alys Conran and Tishani Doshi

FICTIONS: A COMMON WEALTH OF STORIES

Sunday 26 May 2019, 5.30pm Venue: Starlight Stage

London Bookfair

Three events on Wednesday 11th of April:

 

Wales and Scotland: Indigenous Languages of the UK in Contemporary Literature, 11 30 - 12:30 in the Literature Translation Centre

 

Transformations: Women's Writing from the Edges 4-5 pm The Cross Cultural Hub

5pm - Meet the Author event with Parthian Books at stand 5C129

Alys Conran & Rebecca F.John, The Debuts

Cardiff Book Festival

Saturday 23rd September 1.15pm, Dragon Suite,  The Angel Hotel.

Alys Conran & Uršuľa Kovalyk

Edinburgh Book Festival

August 24th, 3:30pm Writers Retreat. See linked event for tickets. 

Literature Across Frontiers: The Exchange

Hay Festival

Tuesday 30 May 2017, 7pm (see linked event)

ALSO 4pm in Writers at Work tent, FREE open reading. 

Dylan Thomas Prize Shortlist Celebration

British Library, London

Tue 9 May 2017, 19:00 - 20:30

28th March 2017

Literature Live, Burgess Centre, Manchester

Reading by three début writers, novelists Rory Gleeson and Alys Conran, and poet Joey Connolly. Roddy Doyle wrote of Gleeson’s debut, ‘Rockadoon Shore is terrific’, while Conran’s novel Pigeon is longlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize. Gregory Award winner Joey Connolly’s first book is just out from Carcanet.

Translation from Outside the Metropolis

The London Bookfair

March 15, 2017

Following a tumultuous year in world politics, does contemporary fiction and media need to give a better representation of the variety of national voices and perspectives? Is the rural vs. urban divide that we’re hearing so much about an issue in translation? We speak to people at all stages of the writing chain to hear their take on whether voices from outside the metropolis can find a home in the global market.

RESIDENCY WITH INUIT DELEGATION (December 2016)

BRITISH COUNCIL, PRINCES CHARITIES & CANADA HOUSE

Writer in Residence with a delegation of members of the Inuit Tapiritt Kanatami's Language Committee in the Arctic on a study tour around Wales.

Royal Cambrian Academy 17.12.16

Gig and Reading with Aled Rheon & SERA

LATVIA: LITERATURE ACROSS FRONTIERS WORKSHOP

8 - 13 Setember, Riga

FESTIVAL NO 6

2pm Sat 03 and Sun 04 August in The Grove

EISTEDDFOD

in the Literature Lounge on the maes (Welsh medium event) 3rd August, 14:00pm

Alys Conran and Sian Northey will discuss Pigeon and Pijin in the Literature Lounge on the maes (Welsh medium event) 3rd August, 14:00pm

THE SLATE SEA

Tilt and Shift Gallery, Llanrwst 21st July - 29th Sept

Exhibition of poems by Paul Henry, Owen Sheers, Samantha Wynne-Rhydderch, Christopher Meredith and Alys Conran, and photographs by Zed Nelson.

GWYL ARALL (ANOTHER) FESTIVAL

Saturday, July 9th

Saturday, July 9th

THE HAY FESTIVAL

June 5th, Which Language First

Tony Bianchi, Alys Conran, Wiliam Owen Roberts and Sian Northey talk to Lleucu Siencyn

LAUNCH OF PIGEON

24, May 2016. 7:30pm Pontio, Studio

24, May 2016. 7:30pm
Pontio, Studio
FREE, all welcome.

 

The novel is to be launched simultaneously in English original and in Welsh translation by Sian Northey.
A first for publishing in Wales (we think).

LAUNCH OF TALIESIN's FINAL ISSUE

7th May Blue Sky Café, Bangor.

7th May

Blue Sky Café, Bangor.

 

After so many years as the seminal journal of the Welsh language literary scene, Taliesin's last issue has gone to print.  Alys will join other contributors including Twm Morys, Angharad Price and Sian Northey for readings music and conversation.  This a Welsh medium event.

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