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'After Milk Wood': three stories by acclaimed writers which take their inspiration from Dylan Thomas's 'Under Milk Wood'. The stories have been commissioned to commemorate the centenary of the birth of the great Welsh writer, Dylan Thomas, and were recorded at the Laugharne Festival in Wales.

Today, from the Laugharne Festival, Bernardine Evaristo reads her own short story in verse set in the high-octane, adrenaline-charged streets of contemporary London, which takes its inspiration from Dylan Thomas's 'Under Milk Wood'.

The Reader is Bernardine Evaristo. Writer and poet Bernardine Evaristo's awards include: the EMMA Best Book Award, Big Red Read, Orange Youth Panel Award, a NESTA and the Arts Council Writer's Award. Her books have been a 'Book of the Year' twelve times in British newspapers and magazines and The Emperor's Babe was a Times 'Book of the Decade'. She was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2004, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 2006, and she received an MBE in 2009. Her most recent novel is Mr Loveman.

The producer is Justine Willett.

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