A bilingual writer and musician, Fflur is the author of five novels and a collection of short stories in English and Welsh. Her first English novel Twenty Thousand Saints, an innovative reworking of her own Welsh-language Atyniad, earned her the Emerging Writer of the Year Award at the 2009 Hay Festival. A film version of Fflur’s novel Y Llyfrgell will be released in 2016, written and produced by Fflur herself. She is also a prominent singer-songwriter, and was awarded the title of ‘Female Artist of the Year’ in the BBC Radio Cymru awards in 2010.
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The White Trail (2011) – Fflur’s most recent publication revitalises the Welsh Arthurian myth of Culhwch and Olwen into a contemporary story of love and revenge.
Fflur Dafydd reads from The White Trail – listen to Fflur read a passage from her work at Somerset House, London.
“Why should we all still be huddled in the same nest?” – read Fflur’s Guardian article on Welsh devolution and the impact it has had on her writing.
Fflur Dafydd – the Welsh writer talks about her work, music, and literary idols for the Book Depository blog.