Dan Tyte’s debut novel Half Plus Seven – a ‘coming-of-age novel snorting with energy’ (Daily Mail), ‘a lethal cocktail of Bukowski and Mad Men’ (NME) – was published by Parthian last year. His short story ‘Onwards’ was featured in the Parthian collection Rarebit and is currently exhibited on the wall at Little Man Coffee in Cardiff. He’s performed at Hay Festival and co-founded the contemporary lit night Pyramid Scheme. He’s currently working on his second novel, Alone, Together, a tale of lost love/WiFi signal.
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About Desire Line:
All The Places We Lived, the debut short story collection by Richard Owain Roberts, has been reviewed in the July 2015 issue of Buzz Magazine. They said:
Roberts is a refreshing writer and in this book has managed to modernise short fiction by combining seamlessly interwoven narratives with social media.
About the book:
The Trans-Siberian Railway, a work in progress, diabetes. Three disparate topics from three unique young writers brought together in the latest Terry Hetherington Young Writers Award Anthology Cheval 8. Winners Eluned Gramich, Richard Lewis, and first prize Natalie Ann Holborow were on hand at the Cheval 8 launch at the Dylan Thomas Centre on 26 June. Following readings from other authors in the book, the winners shared their own pieces.
I was eight years old and vanishing
I must have been vanishing, I thought then,
looking back at my own eyes
dark as pansies, knees awkward
as doorknobs in saggy leggings.