I’ve been published!

Durre Shahwar

This was one of my goals to achieve by the end of the year, and as the year comes to an end, I’m feeling pretty pleased to have achieved it. Two of my short pieces have been published in two different anthologies alongside other, brilliant, local, Welsh writers. Many of them are young writers, students, and for many of them it is also their first time being published. It feels lovely to be part of the Welsh literary community right now.

One of the anthologies was the Robin Reeves Prize for Young Writers 2015, which I submitted to and got Anthologiesshortlisted for. The anthology is called How to Exit a Burning Building and it has been published by Parthian Books in collaboration with Welsh Writers’ Trust. More details can be found here.

The other anthology, Metropolitan Volume 1, is a collection put together by Cardiff Metropolitan University Press. It includes…

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