Sian Melangell Dafydd and Tiffany Murray in Kerala

Two UEA graduates, Siân Melangell Dafydd and Tiffany Murray, are appearing at this year’s Hay literary festival in Kerala, India. Siân (pictured) graduated from the Prose Fiction MA in 2006 and is appearing as part of the India Wales Writers Chain project, organised by Wales Literature Exchange and the British Council. She was the winner of the Prose Medal at the National Eisteddfod of Wales in 2009. Tiffany will be appearing with Germaine Greer, Jon Gower and Simon Armitage in a series of readings and talks at the festival. She graduated from the Prose Fiction MA in 1999 and the PhD in Creative and Critical Writing in 2006 and is the author of two novels, ‘Happy Accidents’ (2004) and ‘Diamond Star Halo’ (2010), both of which were shortlisted for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing.

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