Participants: Welsh speaking prisoners at HM Prison Berwyn, Wrexham
Lead artist: Sian Northey
Further info: A series of creative writing workshops with Welsh speaking prisoners at HM Prison Berwyn, Wrexham. The participants will experiment with their creative voice with the support of writer Sian Northey.
About Sian Northey: Author, poet and editor Sian Northey was brought up in Trawsfynydd, and now lives in Penrhyndeudraeth in north-west Wales. Her first poetry collection, Trwy Ddyddiau Gwydr (Through Glass Days, Gwasg Carreg Gwalch), was shortlisted for the 2013 Wales Book of the Year Award. She has also published numerous fiction for children. Her first novel for adults, Yn y Tŷ Hwn (In This House, Gomer), was published in 2011. Rhyd y Gro (Gomer, 2016) is her second novel for adults. She is currently studying part time for a PhD in Creative Writing at the School of Welsh at Bangor University, and was selected to the Writers at Work programme at the 2016 Hay Festival.