Peter's poem GARDEN OF CLOUDS has been nominated by Immagine & Poesia, Italy, for the 2016 Pushcart Prize (USA).
Will be published in mid-September as Peter will be in America from end of June until early September.
The issue will contain: poems from around the world; interviews with Wales’ Christopher Norris, world-renowned literary critic and poet, and Bulgarian writers Vantzeti Vassilev and Bissera Videnova. There is also a fascinating article by America’s John Hart on West Coast poets and artwork by America’s Carolyn Mary Kleefeld.
The Cardinal's Dog and Other Poems by poet and world-renowned literary critic Christopher Norris.
Due out early March: celebrating 10 years of the Swansea Poetry Magazine: 2005-2015.
Peter's poem Lament for Soldiers of the First World War has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize by LIPS, an American publication.
Quarry Press is to partner with a publisher at De La Salle University in a co-publishing project. A book by world-renowned literary critic Christopher Norris will be
published in early 2015.
Due out early September.
Interview with Andre Dubus III, whose novel House on Sand and Fog became an Oscar-nominated film.
Peter will give a talk, Dylan Thomas in New York; Izzy will talk about Greenwich Village Folklore Center and Bob Dylan; Maria Lingstrom, Swedish poet/musician will perform songs from the 1960s folk scene.
6.30pm-9pm, Tuesday, Sept. 9th, Lecture Theatre 1, Dynevor Building, University of Wales Trinity/St. David's, De la Beche St., Swansea.
ALFRED'S RIBBON a supernatural mystery by Beta Berlin (translated from the German)
7 p.m., November 1st, 2013
Saint James Church,
Walter Road, Uplands
Swansea SA1 4QF
Reading and refreshments
Peter is to be interviewed on World Poetry Cafe Radio Station on August 27th, 2013.
The station, based in Vancouver, broadcasts to listeners in 48 countries. Peter will be interviewed about QUARRY magazine and publishing Press and his own writing projects via a phone-link to Big Sur, California.
The Seventh Quarry magazine and The Seventh Quarry Press have become co-operating partners with three vibrant and leading literary and arts organisations:
VOICES ISRAEL (Israel), IMMAGINE&POESIA (Italy) and WORLD POETRY CAFE (Canada).
Issue 18 will be published at the end of August because Peter is in America for July and August.
An interview with world-renowned translator Gregory Rabassa, who translated a Nobel prizewinner; poems from around the world, including the dying language of an American Native Indian, John Smelcer; an interview with Conrad Selvig, American theatre director; and artwork by Carolyn Mary Kleefeld.
FEATURES AN UNPUBLISHED LETTER AND POEM BY HENRY MILLER, ONE OF LITERATURE'S GREAT WRITERS
a translation by Aeronwy Thomas; a POET PROFILE of New York's Sultan Catto; an Interview with Boston poet Tino Villanueva; artwork by California's Carolyn Mary Kleefeld; a Books and Magazines section; and poems from around the world.
NEW DRAMAS FROM WALES AND AMERICA - AUGUST 2012
Presented by THE SEVENTH QUARRY PRESS
The Seventh Quarry Drama Group performs new work by PeterThabit Jones, John Dotson and Lisa Maroski, Peter Fulton, Josh Zabrowski, Jon Tregenna, MikeDorrell, and Sian Owen, in a three-day drama festival in Swansea, Wales, on 23rd, 24th, 25th August, at the Dylan Thomas Theatre, Swansea, Wales, UK.
Special performance by America's Carolyn Mary Kleefeld with musical accompaniment.
Brochure now available. For ticket details:
Telephone: Dylan Thomas Theatre 01792 473238
in a collaboration with Cross-Cultural Communications, New York presents
the LONDON launch
PSYCHE OF MIRRORS: A PROMENADE OF PORTRAITS
Carolyn will read from her book, accompanied by live music plus readings by Welsh poet Peter Thabit Jones and American writers John Dotson and
Lisa Maroski at the Free Word Centre, the Theatre, 60 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3GA
Telephone: 020 7324 2570
Tuesday, 28th August, 2012 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
FREE ENTRY AND LIGHT REFRESHMENTS
Peter is being interviewed on The Roy Noble Show, Radio Wales, 2 p.m., Thursday, 10th May, 2012.
Lottie Longshanks, Children's Books reviewer for THE GUARDIAN, suggests:
I love My Mother Saw A Dancing Bear by Charles Causley and Harry Pushed Her by Peter Thabit Jones because they make you think about really important things like how we treat animals and our attitude to people with disabilities.