Fflur Dafydd is an award winning novelist, screenwriter and musician, who writes in Welsh and English.
She has published five novels, one short story collection and has created around 40 hours of prime time drama for S4C and the BBC iPlayer. She also wrote and co-produced the feature film Y Llyfrgell/The Library Suicides, (BBC Films) based on her own novel, which won numerous awards at the BAFTA Cymru awards and the Edinburgh International Film Festival. She has twice been nominated for a BAFTA Cymru for best screenwriter; and her fiction prizes include the Prose Medal (2006), the Daniel Owen Memorial Prize (2009), the Oxfam Hay Festival Emerging Writer Award (2009), and the Welsh Big Read Award (2010).
She also won the Female Artist of the Year Award in the BBC Radio Cymru awards in 2010.
She is a graduate of UEA’s creative writing MA, and was also selected as the first ever Welsh participant for Iowa University’s world renowned International Writing Program.