Looking forward to Penfro 2019

This year’s Penfro Book Festival programme is beginning to take shape. The festival kicks off on Friday October 11 with a bilingual words and music event based on Idris Davies’ poem The Bells of Rhymney. Saturday will see an eclectic line up of workshops...

First Chapter Competition 2018 – Results

by Rebecca F John Judging the PENfro First Chapter Competition has been a real pleasure and I want to say a big thank you both for the invitation and to all the writers who submitted their work.  It can be a daunting decision, to send your work out into the world, and...

Poetry Judge’s Report

by Kathy Miles Competition Judge It was a real privilege to be asked to judge this year’s PENfro Poetry Competition, and I very much enjoyed reading all the entries. The standard was exceptionally high this year, and I’d like to offer congratulations not...
Trip Advisor’s best events in September!

Trip Advisor’s best events in September!

Trip Advisor are supporting PENfro! We are listed as one of the 10 best holiday destinations and events for September 2018. Well, we know that’s true, but it’s great to get national recognition from Trip Advisor too!
A Guide to Writing Radio Drama by Kate McAll

A Guide to Writing Radio Drama by Kate McAll

    A guide to writing radio drama  by Kate McAll Getting Started: Don’t be afraid of the blank page – do a wild draft and see where it takes you. Once you’ve got it down on paper you should be able to see if you need to focus in on something....