Writers of Wales Database

The Writers of Wales Database is an online directory featuring profiles created and updated by the writers and creative writing facilitators of Wales. Are you a Welsh or Wales-based writer? Upload your profile details here.

Search the full Writers of Wales Database 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.


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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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, Performance, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Spoken Word

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

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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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Mark Blayney

Poetry, Performance, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Spoken Word

Mark won the Somerset Maugham Award for Two kinds of silence. Books include Doppelga...

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Emily Blewitt


Emily Blewitt is the author of This Is Not A Rescue (Seren Books, 2017) and the poetry ...

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Zillah Bowes


Zillah is a writer, filmmaker

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Michelle Briscombe

Children and YA

Michelle Briscombe was born in Cardiff and now lives overlooking the sea in Barry, South Wales...

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Simon Brooks


Dr. Simon Brooks is an academic and a historian of Welsh culture. His publications include ...

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Tom Bullough

Fiction, Non-Fiction

Tom Bullough is the author of four novels – most recently Addlands, a story of seventy ...

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Horatio Clare

Fiction, Non-Fiction, Children and YA

Horatio Clare’s acclaimed books include Running for the Hills (Somerset Maugham Award),...

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Briony Collins

Poetry, Performance, Fiction, Non-Fiction

Briony is a poet, novelist, and playwright. She won the 2016 Exeter Novel Prize and has severa...

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