Thursday 26th October, 7.30pm at Stoke Newington Bookshop:

Gillian Paschkes-Bell spoke about setting up Pantolwen Press, a new publishing house in West Wales.  A G Rivett read from the launch title, The Priest’s Wife, and Gillian offered a pre-publication excerpt from Kenneth Sinclair’s forthcoming novel, Vu.

Saturday, 21st October: Aberaeron Book Festival

Karen Gemma Brewer chaired the Write Spirit Panel with A G Rivett, author of the Isle Fincara Trilogy and Delyth Badder, author of The Folklore of Wales: Ghosts.

Friday 20th October, 7.30pm: The Priest’s Wife launches!

Y Pwerdy/Powerhouse, Pontyweli, Llandysul SA44 4AH

Launch of The Priest’s Wife!

22nd July 2023: Book signing at Great Oak Books, Llanidloes

A G Rivett with Clive and Anne Upton in Great Oak Books

The Seaborne – now in bookshops

Gillian Paschkes-Bell with Stuart James, co-owner of Logie Steading bookshop, Forres


May 2023  Days were when the Seaborne used only to be available print-on-demand. Now that it’s being distributed by the Books Council of Wales and by Gardner’s, your local bookshop can now stock it. Publisher Gillian Paschkes-Bell toured Scotland with author A G Rivett in April – May 2023 to tell bookshops about the Seaborne and to let them know about forthcoming Pantolwen Press publications. The Priest’s Wife by A G Rivett is due to be published on 20th October, and Vu, by Kenneth Sinclair, at a date yet to be fixed.







Books Council of Wales support for Pantolwen Press

October 2022     The Priest’s Wife has been successful in obtaining an Individual Literary Book Grant from the Books Council of Wales. This second book of the Isle Fincara Trilogy launches at the Powerhouse, Llandysul on 20 October 2023. Book reading to follow at the Stoke Newington Bookshop in London on 26 October.

A second edition of The Seaborne

A.G.Rivett talks with Ceredigion MP Ben Lake about The Seaborne.

Wordcatcher, who published the first edition of The Seaborne, ceased trading in May 2022. A second edition of The Seaborne, with maps and a character list, is published by Pantolwen Press. (Publication date: 15 September 2022) Read more and see inside the book.


Stoke Newington Bookshop, London
Karen Gemma Brewer, poet, co-owner if gwisgo bookworm bookshop and convener of the Aberaeron Book Festival
Karen Gemma Brewer, poet and co-owner of Gwisgo Bookworm bookshop, convener of the Aberaeron Book Festival