Between a Mountain and a Sea

by People Seeking Sanctuary

Poems, fiction, drama and testimony – lament, plea, satire and celebration – by refugees and asylum seekers living in Wales. Includes two dozen refugee writers from as many countries, mostly African and Middle Eastern. Translations from Arabic, Farsi, Spanish, French and ‘broken English’. Cover artwork by Humberto Gatica (Chile/Swansea). Also includes original poems/essays by several other Wales-based writers, and translations from old Welsh. 

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On Sale: 17/06/2003


Publication Date: 17/06/2003

ISBN: 978-0954514709

Category: Stories

About Refugees Writing In Wales

Poetry, stories and essays written in Wales by People Seeking Sanctuary from wars and persecution.

Between a Mountain and a Sea is part of a series published by Hafan Books that champions the voices of refugees. With seven volumes published since 2003, the series gives an insight into the lives of refugees in South Wales.

#1 Between a Mountain and a Sea (2003)

#2 Nobody’s Perfect (2004)

#3 Soft Touch (2005)

#4 Gwyl y Blaidd – The Festival of the Wolf (2006)

#5 Fragments from the Dark (2008)

#6 Are You Happy With That? (2013)

#7 My Heart Loves in My Language (2017)

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