This takes place on the opening night of Welsh Art Week - Professor Dai Smith CBE talks about his new work of fiction 'What I Know I Cannot Say / All That Lies Beneath', Published by Parthian Books - 6.00 – 8.00pm
Dai Smith is one of the leading Welsh writers of his generation, with a national and international profile. His work encompasses ground-breaking history, 'Wales, Wales', biography, 'Raymond Williams A Warrior’s Tale', and fiction, 'Dream On'.
He has also found time to write accounts of the those intrinsically Welsh institutions in 'The Fed', the biography of the NUM (with Hywel Francis) and 'Fields of Praise', a biography of The Welsh Rugby Union.
In addition Professor Smith has been head of programmes for BBC in Wales and Chaired the Arts Council of Wales for eight years, and he is the series editor of the Library of Wales series.
He was awarded a CBE in the 2017 New Year’s Honour List for services to the Arts in Wales.