A470 Articles and Debates
Articles in A470 often encouraged debates about the writing scene in Wales. To read past articles and the debates they raised click on the buttons on the right:
Peter Florence, Director of Hay Festival, Talks to A470
Gillian Clarke joins in the payment-for-authors debate
Peter Florence responds to Gillian Clarke’s article on payment-for-authors
Dai Smith introduces The Library of Wales.
A470 #36 November / December 2005
Kathryn Gray argues the case for funding for Welsh writers based outside Wales.
A470 #37 January / February / March 2006
Robert Minhinnick outlines his vision for the remainder of his editorship of Poetry Wales.
A470 #39 June / July / August 2007
Matthew Francis’ letter to A470, on receiving a copy of Getting Where You Want to Be: A DIY guide to professional development planning for writers, published by literaturetraining.
An edited version of Matthew Francis’ letter was published in A470 #50 December 2008 / January / February 2009