Founded in 1965, Poetry Wales is published triannually with an international reputation for excellent poems, features and reviews from Wales and beyond. Emerging from a rich bilingual culture, Poetry Wales explores the diverse perspectives of Welsh poetry in English and its international relationships.

Its interest in translation, and in local and national identities in a global context, are at the forefront of some of the most exciting developments in poetry today. The magazine is open to tradition and experiment, publishing poetry from a wide range of approaches. Against this background of dynamic contrast, it offers a lively and informed critical context for the best contemporary poetry.

The Poetry Magazines website features a page on PW, with three back issues available to view online: 29.1 (July 1993), 17.4 (Spring 1982), and the very first issue: 1.1 (Spring 1965). Click here to see the page and to read these historic issues.

Poetry Wales now has a Creative Partnership with Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Literature, Languages and Creative Arts.

Opinions expressed in Poetry Wales magazine and website, and in any corresponding comments, are the personal opinions of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Poetry Wales and editorial and management team.

Sefydlwyd Poetry Wales yn 1965. Cylchgrawn chwarterol ydyw gydag enw da rhyngwladol am gerddi, erthyglau ac adolygiadau rhagorol o Gymru a thu hwnt. Ac yntau wedi datblygu o ddiwylliant dwyieithog cyfoethog mae Poetry Wales yn archwilio amrywiol agweddau barddoniaeth Saesneg Cymru a’i chysylltiadau rhyngwladol.

Mae’r sylw mae’n ei roi i gyfieithiadau ac i hunaniaethau lleol a chenedlaethol mewn cyd-destun byd eang yn chwarae rhan flaenllaw yn rhai o’r datblygiadau mwyaf diddorol ym marddoniaeth heddiw. Mae’r cylchgrawn ar gyfer y traddodiadol a’r arbrofol ac fe gyhoeddir barddoniaeth o bob lliw a llun. Ynghyd â’r cyferbyniad trawiadol hwn mae’n rhoi cyd-destun beirniadol bywiog a deallus ar gyfer y farddoniaeth gyfoes orau. Safbwyntiau’r awduron yn unig a fynegir yng nghylchgrawn ac ar wefan Poetry Wales, ac mewn unrhyw sylwadau cyfatebol, ac nid ydynt o reidrwydd yn cynrychioli safbwyntiau Poetry Wales, y golygyddion a’r tîm rheoli.

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Please read a copy of the magazine before submitting to get an idea of the kind of poetry we publish. If you think your work is suitable for us and would like to be considered for publication, please click on the link below to be taken to our submissions page: Submit to Poetry Wales Subscribe [...] [...]

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Poetry Wales is published with the financial support of the Welsh Books Council. [...]

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Editor: Nia Davies – Nia Davies studied English at the University of Sussex. Then Spree, her first pamphlet of poems, came out from Salt in 2012. Her poems have been published internationally and translated widely. You can read an interview with Nia about her work and the PW editorship in Wales A [...]

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Kirsti Bohata Damian Walford Davies Rhian Edwards Matthew Francis Chris Paul [...]

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