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Wales Book of the Year 2017 | 15-Nov-17

John Freeman's collection What Possessed Me has won the Roland Mathias prize at the Wales Book of the Year awards.

The Roland Mathias Poetry Award is awarded to the best poetry collection of the year and was presented at a glittering awards ceremony in Cardiff on Monday 13 November.

On behalf of the judging panel, Jonathan Edwards said: "This year's winning books are a real celebration of just how exciting, vibrant and diverse literature in Wales currently is. These writers are great talents who have succeeded in proving that Wales is a world-class contributor to literature." 

Read a full report of the awards on the Literature Wales website

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