Llio Maddocks

Maddocks, Llio

Llio Elain Maddocks is a poet and author, originally from Llan Ffestiniog but currently living in Cardiff.

She won the Crown in Eisteddfod yr Urdd in 2014, and in 2019 she received Literature Wales Scholarship.

Llio publishes some of her poems on Instagram (@llioelain), and she published her first pamphlet of poetry, Stwff ma hogia ‘di deud wrtha fi (Cyhoeddiadau’r Stamp) in 2021.

Her first novel, Twll Bach yn y Niwl (y Lolfa, 2020), was shortlisted for Wales Book of the Year Awards in 2021 in the fiction category, and is selected to our 2021 Bookcase.