Cathryn Summerhayes

Podcast | OffScript with Cathryn Summerhayes

Cathryn Summerhayes is one of the UK’s most successful literary agents, born and bred in Cardiff, she is a vociferous champion of Welsh literature. At the Cardiff Book Festival recently, Cathryn interviewed Alys Conran and Rebecca E. John, two of the leading lights of the new generation of Welsh novelists. In this interview, definitely one of the most fascinating in this series of OffScript, our associate editor Durre Shahwar has no problem in drawing out some forthright opinions on the poor standing of Welsh writing in the UK market, literature in the shadow of Brexit, and the role of the short story.