The University of South Wales is the largest university in Wales, and has a long tradition of producing excellence in literary study and professional and creative writing. Many of its English and Creative Writing graduates have gone on to successful careers as professional critics, poets, novelists and screenwriters, and its staff include world-leading academics and award-writing writers.
The CADCentre is a national learning and skills provider in Wales and England. It was formed in Swansea 25 years ago and now operates from 4 centres in Wales and 4 centres in England, including; Swansea, Aberystwyth, Bangor, Newport, Birmingham, Bristol, Reading and London. They provide a wide range of training programmes in Information Technology, Business Administration, Customer Service, Engineering and Institute of Leadership and Management - ILM.
In Wales, CADCentre is proud to deliver their training services through the medium of Welsh. This innovative provision is delivered through their 'Welsh at Work' scheme, which is funded by the Welsh Government through the Apprenticeships scheme.
Literature Wales Tŷ Newydd @Ty_Newydd
Literature Wales believes that literature belongs to everybody and can be found everywhere. That's why Tŷ Newydd Writing Centre, the home of literature in Wales, has a course for everyone: readers, writers, poets and thinkers. Once a home to Prime Minister David Lloyd George, Tŷ Newydd Writing Centre is not just a beautiful house set in the stunning landscape of rural north Wales, but a beginning to a story.
Join some of the best creative writing tutors in their fields, including National Poet of Wales Gillian Clarke, and Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, for a range of residential courses including scriptwriting, poetry masterclasses, storytelling, writing about food, mindfulness and yoga. Relax and find inspiration in the garden, walk down to the beach, enjoy home cooked meals, and find time to write.
Tŷ Newydd is part of Literature Wales.
Cathryn Summerhayes, WME @taffyagent
Cathryn is a literary agent working alongside WME's New York agents selling UK rights for high-profile US clients and growing her own stable of authors including Richard Milward, who has been described as 'the JD Salinger of our time'; Clare Wigfall, winner of the 2008 BBC National Short Story Award; David Whitehouse, whose Bed won the inaugural To Hell With Prizes, and Welsh author Deborah Kay Davies, winner of the Welsh Book of the Year, 2009. At Colman Getty PR, Cathryn coordinated a number of high-profile events, including the Man Booker Prize, and continues to co-ordinate the literary tent at Camp Bestival.