Elin ap Hywel is a poet, translator and editor who works in Welsh and English. She was the RLF’s first bilingual Fellow at the University of Wales. Formerly a translator for the National Museums and Galleries of Wales, Elin’s published work has been widely anthologised and translated into Czech, English, German, Italian and Japanese.
Her publications include Pethau Brau (Y Lolfa, 1982), and she has edited two collections of Welsh women’s short stories in English for Honno: Luminous and Forlorn (1994), and Power (1998). Elin’s most recent book Ffinau/Borders (Gomer, 2002) is a collection of original poems and translations from the Welsh and is a collaboration with fellow poet Grahame Davies.