Malachy Owain Edwards was born in London, grew up in Ffynnon Taf and now lives on Anglesey. The author's memoir, Y Delyn Aur was published by Gwasg y Bwthyn in November 2023. The book explores the author’s mixed-race identity, culture, and religion as he traces his family history in Ireland and the Barbados. He is currently researching the follow-up piece in his autobiographical series, Paradwys Goll (forthcoming 2025). As well as writing books, he is a columnist for the magazine, Golwg.
Welsh-language digital workshop: Writing from Experience
6.00 – 7.30 pm
Please note: this is a Welsh-language digital taster course.
Memoir is one of the most popular, moving, and personal forms of non-fiction writing. Author and columnist Malachy Owain Edwards will support, inspire, and encourage you to navigate your way through the deeply intimate and challenging elements of this genre. Malachy will offer detailed advice, practical guidance, and tips on choosing your subject, structure, style and voice as well as discussing research, ethics, memory and omission.
Resources will be provided with this workshop to extend your study, help you with further writing, and point you towards publication opportunities in this form.