Menna Elfyn - National Theatre Wales

Menna Elfyn

“The play will challenge the existential question of identity, its shifting nature for women and men alike. It will also challenge the ‘normalisation of evil’ with social, political and sexual mores being explored alongside three extraordinary characters.”
Menna Elfyn

Menna Elfyn is an award-winning poet and playwright. She has published 14 collections of poetry, children’s novels, libretti for UK and US composers as well as plays for television and radio. Murmur (Bloodaxe Books, 2012) was selected as a Poetry Book Society Recommended Translation. Her work has been translated into 18 languages and her latest collection Bondo (Bloodaxe Books) was published in 2017.

Her biography of the Welsh poet Eluned Phillips was published by Gomer and the English translation Absolute Optimist (Honno) in 2018. Cennad (Barddas), a literary memoir, was published in March 2018.

She is Professor of Poetry, President of Wales PEN Cymru and has been a columnist with the national newspaper of Wales since 1994.

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