Siân Melangell Dafydd
Siân Melangell Dafydd is a fiction writer, poet and translator. Her first novel, Y Trydydd Peth (The Third Thing; 2009), won her the coveted 2009 National Eisteddfod Literature medal. She writes in both Welsh and English and collaborates with artists of other disciplines. She is the co-editor of the literary review, Taliesin and yneuadd.com which nurtures new voices. Her story ‘Hospital Field’ was published in The Best British Short Stories 2014, and her poem, ‘Big Cats’, has been selected for The Best British Poetry 2015. She currently teaches creative writing at the American University of Paris. She is also a yoga teacher.