Sioned Erin Hughes lives in Ceidio, Boduan. She is a writer, campaigner, and a marketing officer for the publisher Y Lolfa. She graduated in Sociology and Welsh, before undertaking a Master’s degree in Creative Writing – all at Bangor University. She won the Crown at the Urdd Eisteddfod in 2018 and came second for the Drama Medal at the Urdd Eisteddfod in 2022. She was the editor and curator of the volume Byw yn fy nghroen (Y Lolfa, 2019), which won the Tir na n-Og Award in 2020. She wrote a children's book, Y Goeden Hud (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch), at the start of lockdown in 2020. Rhyngom (Y Lolfa, 2022) is her latest book – for which she was awarded the Prose Medal at the National Eisteddfod of Wales, Ceredigion 2022.
Welsh-language day course: Subtle Writing
This is a Welsh-language day course to learn about the art of subtle writing. Click through to the Welsh side of the website for more details. We encourage those who are learning Welsh to a higher level, or those who have lost confidence in their Welsh skills but are looking to get back into it, to join us on these Welsh-language courses – where you will be met by encouragement and support. Please contact us if you’d like to discuss the suitability of these courses for you.
Our day courses are suitable for those without much or any experience in the world of creative writing, as well as for those with some previous experience. In a friendly, welcoming, setting you’ll have the opportunity to learn from experienced tutors. Those who are curious about creative writing, or those looking for an opportunity to turn their hand to something new, are very welcome. If you wish to discuss this or any of our 2023 courses, and their suitability, please contact us for an informal chat.
Tea, coffee and snacks are available all day, and a light lunch is included in the fee. If you’re travelling far to attend, or if would like to stay the night, please ask us for availability and prices upon booking, or take a look at our designate Writing Retreat Cottage, Nant.