June 26, 2020

Chloë Heuch

Too Dark to See is Chloë Heuch’s debut novel, published by Firefly Press on 2 July 2020. We caught up with Chloë, to find out what inspired her to produce this wonderful touching story for young adults … What inspired you to write this book? I lost my mum to cancer as a teenager. Losing […]

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June 17, 2020

Sam Adams

Sam Adams is a poet & author, and has written extensively on poetry and prose as both editor and critic. He is a former editor of Poetry Wales, and is the author of three monographs in the Writers of Walesseries. The Road to Zarauz is a beautiful, elegiac rumination on youth, friendship and the dreams that we […]

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April 29, 2020

Eloise Williams

Eloise Williams is the inaugural Children’s Laureate Wales 2019-2021, an initiative run by Literature Wales. She has published three books for young people with Firefly Press, Elen’s Island, Gaslight and Seaglass. Eloise’s fourth book – Wilde – will be published in May 2020. We caught up with Eloise to find out more about her new book, […]

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April 3, 2020

Rob Gittins

Shelter Me completes the trilogy begun by tense thrillers Gimme Shelter and Secret Shelter, revealing the dramatic conclusion to the gripping story of Ros Gilet, her family having been suddenly propelled into witness protection after violent events when she was a child. We asked Rob to reveal a little about his new crime thriller, which […]

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March 10, 2020

Dai Smith

“In probing the meaning of Welsh lives in the twentieth century, Dai Smith’s novels offer sophisticated meditations on history and community, the past and the present…” Agenda. We asked Dai to tell us a little about his latest book ‘The Crossing’, and what inspires him to write … What inspired you to write this book? […]

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February 7, 2020

Jon Blake

Thimble Wonga Bonkers is the third in the Lollies-shortisted Thimble Monkey series publishing on 20 February by Firefly Press. We asked Jon to tell us a little about his new book, and what inspires him to write … What inspired you to write Thimble Wonga Bonkers? I was ordered to write it by my son […]

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