Update 7 December 2016:
We have been successful in funding applications to:
- the Allen Lane Foundation (£12,000 from Oct 2015)
- the New Beginnings Fund (£20,ooo from June 2016, shared equally with Unity in Diversity)
- Tudor Trust (£40,000 over two years from Oct 2016)
- City and County of Swansea‘s Change Fund (£7,040 from June 2016)
- A B Charitable Trust (£10,000 from December 2016)
- Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales (£49,500 for the Share Tawe project over two years from March 2017)
Logos will be posted!
EVENT cancelled on Thursday 26 May – due to clash with Swansea Poetry Slam.
Hafan Books (the publishing project allied with Swansea Bay Asylum Seekers Support Group) will be at the Slam.
All welcome. Entry free. Books for sale! Recently published:
- You and Me Two by Alhaji Sheku Kamara – love poems for Aminata and for all lovers, everywhere, in west African reggae style
- Zola’s Story by Zola Gidi – a few years ago, Zola successfully resisted attempts by the Home Office to deport her to South Africa, with massive popular support in Swansea. Here she tells her story
- Asylum by Eric Ngalle Charles – a disturbing documentary drama: what happens to an asylum seeker whose story is not believed
Also, new poetry pamphlets in the ‘Boiled String’ series:
- Stars by Childe Roland (black on dark grey, limited edition)
- Six of Clubs by Childe Roland (grey on white, limited edition)
- Çekoslovakyalılaştıramadıklarımızdanmısınız or Long Words by Nia Davies: experimental poetry about language, power, gender and violence
- Teint: for the Bièvre / pour la Bièvre by Zoë Skoulding and Jean Portante: experimental poetry about hidden Paris, memory and dreams, with translations into French