Author

Eirug Wyn

Welsh writer

1950   -   2004

country of citizenship: United Kingdom, Wales
language of expression: Welsh
educated at: Ysgol Brynrefail
occupation: novelist

Eirug Wyn (11 December 1950 – 25 April 2004) was a Welsh satirical novelist who wrote in the Welsh language. He was born Eirug Price Wynne, in Llanbrynmair in Mid Wales, and educated at Brynrefail School and Trinity College, Carmarthen. He subsequently made his home in Y Groeslon in North Wales. At the age of 17 he appeared in court accused of not placing an L-plate on the back of his car, as was required in the United Kingdom for anyone learning to drive. Instead, he had placed a similar plate bearing the letter "D", for dysgwr, the Welsh equivalent. The eventual outcome of this case was to make D-plates a legally recognised equivalent to L-plates throughout Wales. He wrote 15 books in the twelve years before his death, and won several prizes for his work at Eisteddfodau, including the prose medal in 1998 and 2000 and the Daniel Owen medal for novelists in 1994 and 2002. He also ran a bookshop, Siop y Pentan, in Caernarfon; wrote a column for the Western Mail; and edited Lol!, a satirical magazine. He died of myeloma on 25 April 2004, at the age of 53.
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works

15

I Ble'r Aeth Haul y Bore?

book by Eirug Wyn

author: Eirug Wyn

Hogia'r Milgi

book by Eirug Wyn

author: Eirug Wyn

1999

Powdwr Rhech!

book by Eirug Wyn

author: Eirug Wyn

2002

Bitsh!

book by Eirug Wyn

author: Eirug Wyn

2002

Blodyn Tatws

book by Eirug Wyn

author: Eirug Wyn

1998

I Dir Neb

book by Eirug Wyn

author: Eirug Wyn

2001

Lara

book by Eirug Wyn

author: Eirug Wyn

1995

Elvis - Diwrnod i'r Brenin

book by Eirug Wyn

author: Eirug Wyn

1996

Smôc Gron Bach

book by Eirug Wyn

author: Eirug Wyn

1994

Tri Mochyn Bach

book by Eirug Wyn

author: Eirug Wyn

2000

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