Author Archives: alyseinion

About alyseinion

Novelist and Writer, midwife, Associate Professor, mother, vegan, pagan.... the list goes on.

Taking Care of Yourself While Working and Studying #athome

So #lockdown is happening and we are in the midst of a world-changing pandemic #covid19 #coronavirus. The first point I realised that life was going to get busy was when my employer published plans to move teaching out of the … Continue reading

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Author, Author!

This month I have the honour of sharing an open space event with fellow Honno author Jo Verity at Cardiff library (on 17th January, if you are interested). It’s an exciting opportunity to discuss my work and also, understandably, a … Continue reading

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Dismembering the Myths – a Workshop on Childbearing and Power commemorating 200 years since the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

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Changing the World, One Word at a ime

I am moved to blog this weekend following a Twitter conversation with some amazing and inspiring people working to improve the lives of women and families and the experiences of midwives. As my followers will know, I wear many hats, … Continue reading

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Ash, by Alys Einion

This week I am pleased that my next novel, Ash,  has been nominated for the Guardian Not-the-Booker Literary Prize. Being on the Longlist is a real honour, so thank you to the person who nominated me.  https://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2018/jul/30/not-the-booker-longlist-vote-now-to-decide-the-2018-shortlist?CMP=share_btn_link Ash has been a labour … Continue reading

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Inspiring Women and a Wider World

Inspiring Women and a Wider World Today I am honoured to attend the @Chwarae Teg #Womenspire18 awards, as a finalist in the Leadership category. It has surprised me and made me feel so proud to be recognised in this way … Continue reading

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The Reawakening

Being a writer is about so much more than simply putting words on paper in the right order. After a year of turbulence, and three years of near-hibernation, during which I have retreated into a range of forms of escape, … Continue reading

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The Year of the Woman

We surround ourselves with the objects, the symbols that represent the life we want. We privileged women, who work hard but do not always have to fear for the next meal or walk miles for clean water, we women who … Continue reading

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2016 = Losing and Gaining

This has been a difficult year, particularly for those of us who keep watching our icons depart this earth. It reminds us of time passing. We lose people, days, weeks, months, we wonder at the years passing and how can … Continue reading

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When I am free

I can hardly believe how many months have passed since I last posted. Post-Brexit, post political disaster cum standing joke, and post chaos of teaching. Yes, it’s been an eventful few months. I have been too busy writing to write, … Continue reading

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