Caryl Lewis

Caryl Lewis is an award-winning writer who has published ten Welsh-language novels for adults, three novels for young adults and thirteen children’s books between 2003-2016. She has also written extensively for cinema and television. She wrote the script for a film based on her novel Martha, Jac a Sianco, which won the Atlantis Prize at the 2009 Moondance Festival in Colorado. Y Rhwyd (S4C), Gari Tryfan a’r Drych I’r Gorffennol (S4C 2010) and Elen (Sgrin Cymru 2006) are among her other film scripts.

A photo of Welsh author Caryl Lewis. © Alice Fiorilli

Welsh author Caryl Lewis. © Alice Fiorilli

Caryl’s television credits include adapting Welsh-language scripts for the acclaimed crime series Y Gwyll / Hinterland which was produced back-to-back in Welsh and English. The series has been broadcast on BBC and S4C in the UK, as well as sold to international broadcasters in Denmark, Norway, Slovenia, Finland, Germany, Poland and the Netherlands.