Issue 1 of MODRON is now complete

Yesterday saw the release of the second part of MODRON issue 1. We are delighted to add to the issue poems by Deryn Rees-Jones, Durre Shahwar, Zoë Skoulding, and Grug Muse writing in Cymraeg. Also look out for our films page with Taz Rahman interviewing Anthony Vahni Capildeo and the video of our launch on the 2nd October 2022. We also have a conversation between Iestyn Tyne and Dyfan Lewis, which comes with the exciting news that Tyne’s collection Stafelloedd Amhenodol will be published in translation with Broken Sleep. For the full contents of issue 1, please see below:

Issue One Contents

Installment One

Taylor Edmonds: ‘My Magnolia Tree’

Rachael Li Ming Chong: ‘The Grasshopper as Thermometer’

Paul Henry: ‘Five Trees Fell’

Karishma Sangtani: ‘lichens’

Community Article: Leanne Wood: ‘The Best Time is Now: Community Energy’: Former Plaid Cymru leader, Leanne Wood, explains her new role facilitating communities to take control of their own energy.

Patience Agbabi: ‘October Dawn Revisited’

So Mayer: betweensongs 10

Pascale Petit: ‘Beast’s Castle’

Penelope Shuttle: ‘whew, what a scorcher, burn baby burn’, ‘medicine for invalid earth’

Installment Two

Deryn Rees-Jones, ‘Consider the Lilies’

Durre Shahwar, ‘Floating Countries’

Zoë Skoulding, Mulfran Comorant Phalacrocorax carbo’

Grug Muse, ‘Penglog’

‘Confronting Our Place Within Places’: A conversation between Iestyn Tyne and Dyfan Lewis

Also check out two new videos on our Films page:

Anthony Vahni Capildeo interviewed by MODRON editor Taz Rahman

Video of MODRON launch at Kenfig Nature Center, October 2022, featuring Paul Henry, Robert Minhinnick, MODRON editor Taz Rahman, and in the open mic Rae Howells, Marcelle Farr, and Jude Brigley.

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