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Writers of Wales Directory

The Writers of Wales Directory is an online resource featuring profiles created and updated by the writers and creative writing facilitators of Wales, in the writer’s chosen language.

Search the full Writers of Wales Directory below by choosing from a writer’s name, location, language, genre and more (or simply scroll through the profiles in alphabetical order). Biography details are shown in the writer’s chosen language.

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Please note: The content you’ll see on the Writers of Wales Directory is user generated. Literature Wales is not responsible for the content and its correctness, and though we are working hard to ensure that the writers featured reflect the literary landscape of Wales, it is possible that this resource will not be truly representative due to the nature of its self-generation. This is a beta version which we are trialling, and we welcome any feedback. If you’d like to report on your user experience, please contact us.

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Huw Aaron

Fiction, Non-Fiction, Graphic Novels, Storytelling, Children and YA

Huw Aaron is a cartoonist, author and illustrator, primarily of children’s books. He began as ...

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Rosy Adams

Poetry, Fiction

Rosy Adams writes multi-genre short stories. She also dabbles in poetry and plays, and is curr...

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Patience Agbabi

Patience Agbabi FRSL is a popular poet, performer and children’s novelist. She has lectu...

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Connor Allen

Poetry, Spoken Word, Children and YA

Connor Allen is Children’s Laureate Wales 2021-2023. Connor is a poet a...

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Karen Ankers

Poetry, Fiction

Karen is a poet, playwright and novelist, based on Anglesey. Her poems have appeared in variou...

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Saoirse Anton

Poetry

Saoirse Anton is a writer, producer, theatremaker and critic. She is also a feminist, optimist...

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Myrddin ap Dafydd

Poetry, Non-Fiction, Spoken Word

Magwyd Myrddin ap Dafydd yn Nyffryn Conwy, yn fab i lyfrwerthwyr, ac yn 1980 sefydlodd Wasg Ca...

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Ifor ap Glyn

Poetry, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Spoken Word

Ifor ap Glyn is the National Poet of Wales. Born and bred in London to Welsh ...

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Bennett Arron

I am an award-winning television writer who has written for several BAFTA-winning programmes.

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Shara Atashi

Poetry, Fiction, Non-Fiction

Shara Atashi is an author and translator based in Aberystwyth. She translates from Persian and...

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Janine Barnett-Phillips

Fiction, Children and YA

I was an English teacher for over twenty-five years and left the profession in order to focus ...

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Judith Barrow

Fiction

Judith Barrow,originally from Saddleworth, a group of villages on the edge of the Pennines,has...

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