|Rhian’s Parade the Fib (tall-lighthouse, 2008) was awarded the Poetry Book Society pamphlet choice for autumn 2008. Her collection of poems Clueless Dogs has been shortlisted for Wales Book of the Year 2013.
Rhian Edwards is a poet and singer-song writer and her poetry reflects her entanglement with musical rhythm. Rhian only started writing poetry in 2003 and has since delivered over 200 stage, radio and festival performances world-wide.
Rhian’s poems bristle with sensual wit, chronicling relationships young and old, personal portraits and the minutiae of life as we live it.
"Astounding Welsh poet with performances that get you in the emotional gut...” - Ian McMillan, The Verb - Radio 3
"…Rhian Edwards makes the language sing and dance. Join her campaign for the liberation of poetry from all that is dry, stuffy, insincere and boring..." - Christopher Reid
“…The unique voice lies in the music of the language, a distinctly un-English sound, often in a minor key, elegiac but with unexpected leaps of the imagination. Against a Celtic bass-line, she sets her own modern turn of phrase and sense of humour…” - Hugo Williams