Writers workwork as a writer
Writer at work
The Writers at Work is a long-term career advancement plan to develop Welsh talents in both the..... It provides the opportunity to gain an insight into the one-of-a-kind meeting of the literature community at the moment, using the editorial and creativity skills that are of immediate value to Wales' profession.
Financed by the Arts Council Wales and managed by Hay Fellow Tiffany Murray. This fully scheduled weekly event allows the chosen authors to take part in the festival's major activities, attending master classes and workshop sessions with UK and overseas editors, agencies and, above all, renowned internationally renowned performers. Authors work across genres: literature, non-fiction, imaginative non-fiction, poesy and screenplay.
The Writers at Work team has received many accolades since last year: a large shortlist for the International Dylan Thomas Prize, the New Welsh Writing Award, the Wasafiri New Writing Prize, a Wales Media Award, a Welsh Rising Star Award, a Hay 30 List and a Creative Wales Award.
In this year, Writers at Work will concentrate on the writing side and divide its work with the general audience in four scheduled sittings. During the festival they will also write new works in English and Welsh. Work is made possible by the generosity of the Arts Council of Wales.
The Cameroon native Eric Ngalle Charles is a Wales native of Cameroon. Birthplace of Haverfordwest, she is a Welsh-German author and scholar. The New Welsh Writing Award in 2015 with a memorandum about her experience with Hokkaido, Japan, Rarebit, Wales Arts Review, New Welsh Review, .
Their novel, Six Pounds Eight Ounces, was nominated for the International Rubery Book Award. Parthian is to publish her first volume of poems. As part of the Coracle Europe International Literary Residency, she will be travelling to Sweden this year. Their first novel (Seren Books) is based on their understanding of the Wales hobby fighter game.
She is living in Cardiff, where she is working on a third novel against the background of the 1984 miners' strikes in Wales. Wendy's Welsh Cakes and Curtard (Gomer Press) won the Tir Nan'Og Award in 2014. There are three more children's literature on Gomer. Sara Gethin is writing for grown-ups and her first novel'Not Thomas' (Honno) was nominated for The Guardian's Not the Booker Prize 2017.
Their first volume of poems was released by Seren Books in April 2017 place in the Fish Memoir Prize. Promotion Kreatives Schreiben 2017. A author, creator, practitioner, associate editor for Wales Arts Review and co-founder of'Where I'm coming from' (open microphone to promote Wales written BAME).
It covers a wide spectrum of issues, among them identities, sex and psychological wellbeing. He has been featured in various journals and publications, such as Know Your Place (2017), The London Crowd, Cheval and We Shall Crowd Until We Win in 2018. collectively; and in 2017 released her first book of poems with Cyhoeddiadau Barddas.
A Cheshire-born dramatist, Samantha O'Rourke now resides in North Wales. Currently she is the writer of Attachment for Liverpool's Everyman Playhouse. He is a resident of Traeth Bychan, Anglesey and a teacher at the School of Philosophy and Bangor, Bangor University. He received a New Authorship from Literature Wales in 2017, and his first book of imaginative fiction will be released in the fall of this year.
Vanderploeg holds an MA and D. in Visual Arts (Swansea University) and lectures at Queen's University and the Young Writers' Squad. Their texts have been released in both the UK and Canada and have been nominated for the Impress Prize. Wales Arts Review, gewann Wales Arts Review Young People's Book of the Year 2017 und ist bei den Tir na n-Og Awards 2018 nominiert.
A Welsh author, Catrin Kean has won many prizes, among them Bafta Cymru 2016 for her brief children's film'Dad'. She has written in the Riptide Journal, Bridge House Anthologies and The Ghastling. She' s also working on a novel and won second place at the Bridport First Novel Award 2016.
A cofounder of Bristol-based WriteClub, she is currently co-editor of the National Flash Fiction Collection. Dividing her writings between the past and the present and the remainder of her life between advocacy for the Welsh flag and the study of 19. cent. photograph er and Welsh lit.
A free-lance journalist and journalist, she received a degree in Welsh in Bangor in 1972 and a PhD in Bangor in Creative Lettering in 2017. A novelist and novelist, she is the creator of 3 books, 1 book of shorts and writes regularly for the Welsh media. Rufus' work investigates a coctail of events, the avant-garde "ness" of multi-lingualism, the insertion of ancestors full of hopes and hearts.
He is currently working on a book of poems with the help of a literary scholarship from Literature Wales.