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My Heart Loves in My Language

by Refugees Writing in Wales, ed. by Tom Cheesman, Jeni Williams and Filiz Çelik.

Stories and poems from Swansea – all about language: translating, interpreting, learning, losing, sharing and re-inventing language. Includes: poems by members of the Swansea Women’s Asylum and Refugee Group (most created in workshops led by Jeni Williams), and stories about personal experiences, recorded by Filiz Celik and Tom Cheesman as part of a project on language and interpreting among asylum-seekers and refugees. Plus contributions by many others.

If you wish to view the PDF of My Heart Loves in My Language, please consider donating to Swansea Asylum Seekers Support.

On Sale: 13/09/2017


Publication date: 13/09/2017


Category: Poetry

About Refugees Writing in Wales

Poetry, stories, essays and more, written in Wales by people seeking sanctuary from wars and persecution.

My Heart Loves in My Language is part of a series published by Hafan Books as a platform for asylum-seeekers and refugees in Wales. Seven volumes published since 2003, featuring newcomers to Wales side by side with established and emergent writers in Wales.

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