Wales PEN Cymru announce the winners of the inaugural Emyr Humphreys Prize

Wales PEN Cymru announce the winners of the inaugural Emyr Humphreys Prize

Wales PEN Cymru announced today on Emyr Humphreys’ 101st birthday the winners of their inaugural Emyr Humphreys prize, awarding "the most daring and innovative writing about Wales, in Welsh and in English, published during 2019 – Emyr Humphrey’s centenary". The first winners of the prize were announced today as Mererid Hopwood (writing in Welsh) and Mark S Redfern (writing in English).

Read more about the prize here

Read our article written last year to celebrate his 100th birthday on the lasting impact of his work and why we recommend him for translation. His novel The Shop (Seren, 2005) has been translated into Albanian as Shitorja by Orkida Muça and published by Fan Noli, while Drei Stimmen is a translation of three extracts of his work into German by Johann Strutz, publised by Hermagoras. 

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