Caryl Lewis

Caryl Lewis (born 7 July 1978), is a Welsh novelist. She won the Book of the Year award in 2005 with her novel Martha Jac a Sianco, which was adapted into a film in 2008.

Biography

She was brought up in Aberaeron until she was 12 when she went to live on the family farm in Nihewyd. She got her initial education in Aberaeron Primary School and Aberaeron Comprehensive School. Lewis attended college both at Durham University and Aberystwyth University. She then began work at Tŷ Newydd Writing Center Wales and to the Welsh Academy. Lewis also worked in public relations as a writer.[1][2][3][4][5]

Lewis published her first novel in 2003 and it won the 2004 Tir na n-Og Award. She became better known when her novel Martha, Jac a Sianco won the Wales Book of the Year award in 2005. Her tenth novel Y Bwthyn won in 2016 and Y Gwreiddyn was shortlisted for Welsh Book of the Year Award 2017. Martha, Jac a Sianco was adapted for film which won the Atlantis Prize at the 2009 Moondance Festival in Colorado. Lewis has also written for television, including Hinterland and Hidden. Lewis now lives on the outskirts of Aberystwyth.[1][2][6][7]

Bibliography

  • Dal Hi! (Y Lolfa, 2003)
  • Martha, Jac a Sianco (Y Lolfa, 2004)
  • Drws Arall i'r Coed, gyda Gwyneth Glyn Evans, Eurgain Haf Evans, Dyfrig Jones, a Manon Wyn (Sherman Cymru, 2005)
  • Trosiadau / Translations: Gwaliadir / Walesland, gyda Nigel Wells (Gwasg Gomer, 2006)
  • Y Rhwyd, Stori Sydyn (Y Lolfa, 2007)
  • Y Gemydd (Y Lolfa, 2007)
  • Tinboeth, gyda Eigra Lewis Roberts, Meg Elis, Gwen Lasarus, Bethan Gwanas, Lleucu Roberts, Gwyneth Glyn, Siân Northey a Fflur Dafydd (Gwasg Gwynedd, 2007)
  • Martha, Jac & Shanco, addasiad Saesneg o Martha, Jac a Sianco (Y Lolfa, 2007)
  • Plu (Y Lolfa, 2008)
  • Naw Mis (Y Lolfa, 2009)
  • Y Bwthyn (Y Lolfa, 2016)
  • Y Gwreiddyn (Y Lolfa, 2017)
  • Iawn Boi? ;-), Cyfres Pen Dafad (Y Lolfa, 2003)
  • Tric y Pic a Mics, Llyfrau Lloerig (Gwasg Gwynedd, 2004)
  • Bili Boncyrs a'r Pants Hud, Cyfres y Teulu Boncyrs (Y Lolfa, 2004)
  • Bili Boncyrs a'r Cynllun Hedfan, Cyfres y Teulu Boncyrs (Y Lolfa, 2004)
  • Drws Arall i'r Coed, gyda Gwyneth Glyn Evans, Eurgain Haf Evans, Dyfrig Jones, a Manon Wyn (Sgript Cymru, 2005)
  • Sgwbidŵ Aur, Cyfres Pen Dafad (Y Lolfa, 2005)
  • Bili Boncyrs: Seren y Rodeo, Cyfres y Teulu Boncyrs (Y Lolfa, 2005)
  • Arkies, Dramâu'r Drain (Y Lolfa, 2006)
  • Yr Ysbryd, Dramâu'r Drain (Y Lolfa, 2006)
  • Ffit-Ffat yr Hwyaden, Cyfres Gwreichion (Gwasg Gomer, 2006)
  • Bôrd, Cyfres Lleisiau (Canolfan Astudiaethau Addysg, 2006)
  • Ffêc Tan, Rissole a Tships, Cyfres Whap! (Gwasg Gomer, 2006)
  • Bili Boncyrs a'r Gêm Bêl-droed, Cyfres y Teulu Boncyrs (Y Lolfa, 2006)
  • Bili Boncyrs a'r Planedau, Cyfres y Teulu Boncyrs (Y Lolfa, 2007)
  • Bili Boncyrs ar y Fferm, Cyfres y Teulu Boncyrs (Y Lolfa, 2007)
  • Bôrd Eto, Cyfres Lleisiau (Y Lolfa, 2007)
  • Ar Fferm Sgubor Wen (Gwasg Gwynedd, 2013)
  • Straeon Gorau'r Byd (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, 2014)

References and sources

  1. ^ a b Ltd, User Fusion. "Lewis, Caryl". Wales Literature Exchange. Retrieved 2020-01-14.
  2. ^ a b "Caryl Lewis". Words Without Borders. 2019-04-21. Retrieved 2020-01-14.
  3. ^ "Caryl Lewis: Biography and Bibliography". Y Lolfa. Retrieved 2020-01-14.
  4. ^ "Bookclub Interview: Caryl Lewis". Wales Arts Review. 2019-11-03. Retrieved 2020-01-14.
  5. ^ "Caryl Lewis". internationales literaturfestival berlin. Retrieved 2020-01-14.
  6. ^ "Caryl Lewis". Literature Across Frontiers. Retrieved 2020-01-14.
  7. ^ "Caryl Lewis". Singapore Writers Festival. Retrieved 2020-01-14.

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