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International Journal of Welsh Writing in English

Language: English

Published : Annual

Print ISSN: 2053-1907 Online ISSN: 2053-1915

About the Journal

We are extremely pleased to announce that the Open Library of Humanities has entered into a partnership with the University of Wales Press to convert the International Journal of Welsh Writing in English into a full, gold open-access journal. The journal will continue to be published by the University of Wales Press, and will be housed on the OLH’s submission and presentation platform. There will be no author-facing charges to publish in the journal, which will be a gold open-access venue.

1. Iain Sinclair: ‘Born in (South) Wales, 2001’ – Jamie Harris
2. Brenda Chamberlain and American Modernism – David Lloyd
3. The Exilic Self: A Comparative Examination of the Poetry of Keith Douglas and Alun Lewis – Peter Kerry Morgan
4. Pulling Pints Not Punches: Linguistic Tensions in the Literary Pubs of Wales – Lisa Sheppard
5. Bicultural Geographies: Narrating Anglo-Welsh Identities in the Novels of Allen Raine – Rita Singer
6. This Soaring and Singing Land: James Hanley in Wales – Robin Wood
S. J. Perry, Chameleon Poet: R. S. Thomas and the Literary Tradition, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013) by Rowan Williams
Walford Davies, Dylan Thomas (Writers of Wales) (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2014) by Rhian Barfoot
Meic Stephens, Rhys Davies: A Writer’s Life (Cardigan: Parthian, 2013) by Tony Brown
Gwen Watkins and Jeff Towns (eds), Vernon Watkins on Dylan Thomas and Other Poets and Poetry (Cardigan: Parthian, 2013) by Siriol McAvoy
Jasmine Donahaye, Whose People? Wales, Israel, Palestine (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2013) by Paul O’Leary


Professor Matthew Jarvis, University of Wales Trinity St. David

Dr Neal Alexander, Aberystwyth University


Reviews Editor: Oliver Bevington, Aberystwyth University

Dr Katie Gramich, Cardiff University

Professor Jane Aaron, University of South Wales

Professor M. Wynn Thomas, Swansea University

Professor Tony Brown, Bangor University

Professor Susan Bassnett, Warwick University

Professor Michael Cronin, Dublin City University, Ireland

Dr Mary-Ann Constantine, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies

Professor Helen Fulton, York University

Professor Rainer Emig, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany

Dr Huw Osborne, Royal Military College, Canada

Dr David Lloyd, Le Moyne College, Syracuse, USA

Dr Daniel Westover, East Tennessee State University, USA

Dr Esther Whitfield, Brown University, USA


The first IJWWE Interview is with Dr Daniel Westover, who chats about his interest in R.S. Thomas and Geoffrey Hill. In the second of the series, Dr Aidan Byrne (Wolverhampton University) talks about his work on Richard Llewellyn’s How Green Was My Valley. This link will take you to the interview/s: http://ijwwe.wordpress.com/ijwwe-interviews/