Second image taken from The Metro.
‘It is no coincidence that the return of a fascist movement is accompanied by the call to make country x, y or z “great again.” It is the greatness of force, power, and the false promise of the return to an unattainable past. That greatness is the opposite of... the human capacity to transcend ourselves, to have imagination and empathy, to live in truth, create beauty, and do justice. This is the true greatness of honouring the dignity of every human being. This is what a democratic civilisation is all about.’
Rob Riemen, To Fight Against This Age: On Fascism and Humanism (London: W.W. Norton, 2018).
B.A. (Hons), M.A., Ph.D. Member by election of The Welsh Academy.
Author: Pugnacious Little Trolls;
Reasoning: Twenty Stories; For His Warriors: Thirty Stories; Prayer at the End: Twenty-Three Stories.
Editor: Dangerous Asylums: Stories from Denbigh Mental Hospital Told by Leading Welsh Writers.
Contributor: Land of Change (Welsh radical prose edited by Gemma Howell, forthcoming);
Brush with Fate: Voices from Wales (edited and translated into Arabic by Hala Salah Eldin);
Creative Writing Studies: Practice, Research and Pedagogy (edited by Graëme Harper and Jeri Kroll).
Translator: A Book of Three Birds by Morgan Llwyd;
Hallowe’en in the Cwm by Owen Wynne Jones; Going South by Richard Hughes Williams.
Artistic Convener: North Wales Mental Health Research Project. Editor: Cockatrice Books.
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