#IWD2018 | 100 Women Of Wales On Twitter

#IWD2018 | 100 Women Of Wales On Twitter

For #IWD2018, the writers of Wales Arts Review have nominated 100 women of Wales who we think you should be following on Twitter (if you’re not already). Here is a list of women who will keep you informed, entertained and inspired on social media’s premier platform.

To see each person’s profile click on the red, but each highlighted tweet is fully interactive and you can “follow”simply by clicking on follow.

Please use social media to give a shout out to those you think we should be following.

 

Hollie Aldridge – Happy in a world of books and sport.    sport , interior design, marketing, social media, event management & other musings.


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Deborah Alma – Poetry on prescription. National Poetry Day ambassador. ‘True Tales of the Countryside’ The Emma Press & ‘Dirty Laundry’ from Nine Arches 


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Sarah Argent – Freelance director, writer, Danish translator in Theatre for Young Audiences & Early Years. All tweets are personal views.


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Nicky Arscott – Comics / Poetry / Nicky Arscott


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Fflur Arwel – cymraes/welsh. 24. geek o gaernarfon. byw ym myd y tylwyth teg ac aberystwyth. meddyliau myfyriol fy hunan a geir yma. marchnata 


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Shazia Awan-Scully – Welsh😇Feminist🦋💜Politics🌍PR Consultant🌷Equality Activist🌈Ambassador  My views. Usually strong💪🏽


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Julia Barry – Executive Director at Sherman Theatre. All views my own.


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Alix Beeston – Lecturer in English . First book:. Digital project: 


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Jess Blair – Director of . I like running, netball, food and adventures. Views are entirely my own.


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Kirsti Bohata – Professor English Lit, Swansea University. Welsh writing in English; co-Chair AWWE, Director CREW. Postcol & Queer lit/theory. Disability studies.


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Charlotte Church – Dare you enter the dungeon???? 


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Alys Conran – Novel ‘Pigeon’ (2016, Parthian Books). Wales Book of the Year 2017, International Dylan Thomas Prize Shortlist. Lecturer in Creative Writing @ Bangor Cymraes.


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Lowri Haf Cooke – Sgrifennu, Darlledu & Adolygu – Ffilm, Bwytai, Theatr, Llên a Chelf / Film, Theatre, Art, Lit & Restaurant Critic + Author  & 


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Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett – Guardian columnist & author. Debut novel, The Tyranny of Lost Things, coming Summer 2018. rhiannon.cosslett@theguardian.com 

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Kizzy Crawford – Soul-jazz artist from Wales with Bajan roots. Have a listen: 


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Elena Cresci – Putting the Len in millennial . Presenter /. Check my Insta for sewing stuff 


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Branwen Davies – Writer. Theatre maker. Lecturer. Wanderer. Daydreamer. And all of the above yn Gymraeg hefyd. Theatre and Performance lecturer at Bangor University 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿🇪🇺


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Elise Davison – Artistic Director, Taking Flight Theatre Company passionate about the fusion theatre, inclusion and access. Mum, theatre maker, director, BSL learner


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Bizzy Day – Executive Director,  – Cardiff’s pub theatre. Producer,  – producing National Youth Theatre Wales. Tweets in a personal capacity.

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Nia Edwards-Behi – Technegydd Sinema – Cinema Technician //  //  // Dr.


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Amelia Fae – Queer | Associate Editor 


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Dimitra Fimi – Academic and writer, specialist on  +  literature. New monograph: ; latest TLS article: 


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Flossy and BooCreated by  and | artists in residence at 


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Emily Garside – Writer. Angelologist. PhD on Angels in America & Rent. Book with McFarland Publishing 2019.


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Rabab Ghazoul – Artist. Cultural stuff. Community stuff. Change stuff. Founder/Director of Gentle/Radical


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Sian Gibson – Short. Welsh. Christmas Queen 👸


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Chelsey Gillard – Theatre director and all round good egg. 


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Rebecca Gould – Head of Arts British Council Wales, Associate practitioner at the RSC and Chair of Theatr Iolo. Ramblings all my own work.


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Rebecca Jade Hammond – Welsh. Actress. Writer. Rep’d by  Artistic Director 


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Sian Harries – Co-Writer Greg Davies’s Man Down & Co-host of The Rhod Gilbert Radio Show Writer/Performer Here Be Dragons, Writer BBC Two’s Never Mind the Buzzcocks


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Tracy Harris – Playwright, Mum, Theatre maker, Filmmaker.


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Tamara Harvey – Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd   (all views my own)


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Carolyn Hitt – Co-founder  TV & Radio Producer|Columnist |Author| Patron|Welsh Rugby Charitable Trust|alumna|Rhondda Girl


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Natalie Ann Holborow – Writer. Debut collection ‘And Suddenly You Find Yourself’ (Parthian 2017). Winner of Robin Reeves Prize 2015. I can’t do 18 straight whiskies.


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Beth House – Cardiff dwelling Mum of 3- er now 4!! theatre loving/ theatre making foodie.


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Sali Hughes – The Pool, Guardian and Empire Columnist, interviewer, radio bod, event host, author of Pretty Honest and Pretty Iconic.


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Rhian Hutchings – Director, Creative Agent, participatory artist & welshwoman! Love music, opera, theatre, weather, psychology. Grade Two violinist!


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Sara HuwsCo-founder, East End Women’s Museum  ° Digital Person at National Museum Wales ° Digidwraig yn Amgueddfa Cymru ° Cydsefydlwraig EEWM ° [personol]


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Liz Hyder – PR/media bod. Writer type. Book, theatre & arts geek. Lead Lover of wildlife and science. Where’s Wally’s sister. 


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Hanan Issa – Writer. Poet. Spoken Word Artist. For all enquiries: hanan-issa@outlook.com


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Rebecca F. John – Costa & Sunday Times EFG shortlisted author of The Haunting of Henry Twist (novel) and Clown’s Shoes (stories). Dog Lady.


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Catrin Haf Jones – Newyddiadurwraig ITV Cymru Wales Journalist


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Elin Jones – AC Ceredigion AM


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Lisa Heledd Jones – I work with people and stories. can do (vocal) impression of a sheep in labour. I live on a hill. Cymraes.


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Rhian E Jones – Red bluestocking. Books: Clampdown + Petticoat Heroes + Triptych + Under My Thumb @ . Welsh.


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Katherine Kavanagh – …more theatre; more writing; more freedoms; more love. Oh, and . Editor ; CoFounder ; Giggle Doctor . Bits’n’bobs


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Deborah Keyser – Director of , but please don’t hold them responsible for these tweets


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Helgard Krause – Dinesydd yr UE yn byw yng Nghymru. — Cyhoeddi — Cŵn — Natur –EU Citizen living in Wales. — Publishing — Dogs — Nature — Views my own, retweets not.


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Cate Le Bon – pipe lining //


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Angharad Lee – Freelance Theatre/Opera/Film director/ Lecturer at  & AD at  Enquiries to also CreativeAgent with Love 


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Charlotte Lewis – Theatre Maker. Programmer  National Coordinator  (All views own)


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Gwyneth Lewis – Poet


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Cerith Mathias  Westminster Producer. Co-Director . Trustee  📚Associate Editor 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 Writer 🇺🇸


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Cerys Matthewssad eyed lady of the Uplands


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Laura McAllister – Professor, Cardiff University Wales Governance Centre. Ex-Wales international footballer. Politics, Wales, devolution but regularly distracted by football/sport


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Kate Mercer – Have camera, will travel! Based in Newport, South Wales (GB) – Memory, Identity and uses of photography


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Rachel Minto – Researching Brexit and UK devolved politics at Wales Governance Centre, Cardiff Uni. EU politics, governance, gender. On Board of Cardiff Women’s Aid | Cardiff


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Sophie Melville – Welsh. Actress.

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Rosie Moriarty-Simmonds – OBE Disabled Woman, Happy Wife, Adoring Mum, Author, Media Presenter, Actor, Artist, Successful Businesswoman and Socialite – constantly busy & totally content


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Jackie Morris Drawing words, painting spells, weaving dreams, reading books. Owned by cats.


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Rufus Mufasa – Barbican Fellow | Performance Art Poet | Rapper | Lyricist | Hip Hop Educator | Literary Activist | ⭐️FUR COATS FROM THE LION’S DEN⭐️ Out 1st December


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Suryatapa Mukherjee – Journalist . Half of . Published on   . Views are my neighbours’.


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Yvonne Murphy – Theatre Director/Producer, Arts & Political Activist. Runs  Productions amongst other things


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Sian Norris – Writer feminist dancer reader 1920s romanticiser copywriter; founder of Bristol Women’s Lit Fest, co-ed Agent  


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Kate North – Writer, academic  & Deputy Chair    🏳️‍🌈


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Catrin Nye – BBC Journalist & Documentary Maker. Presenter . Reporter  . Welsh 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿


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Kaite O’Reilly – Writer, Playwright, dramaturg, crip, nomad, Irish brummie in West Wales. Ted Hughes Award winner. next up: Richard III Redux & Singapore d Monologues


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Rachel O’Riordan – Artistic Director at Sherman Theatre, The Stage Regional Theatre of the Year 2018. member of the Cardiff Irish ☘️ All views my own.

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Gwenith Owen – Dawnswraig a ffermwr llaeth/dancer and dairy farmer


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Catherine Paskell – Stage Director. Clore Fellow. Artistic Director . Founding associate . A smile with a person around it – Lemn Sissay.


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Sara Pepper – Director of Creative Economy  and part of founder team . Culture, creativity, places, spaces, innovation and the fabulous ‘Diff.


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Kate Perridge – Theatre & Dance Producer


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Lynne Plowman – Lynne Plowman, Composer


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clare e potter – Bilingual poet, performs, collaborates w/ other artists in community projects. Llwyn Celyn poet-in-residence, Hay Fest Writer at Work. One foot in New Orleans.


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Laura Powell – Features Editor (Magazines) at The Daily Telegraph | First novel, The Unforgotten, out now.


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Steph Power – freelance writer & composer : chair:  : critic:  & more : editor: 


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Nicola Reynolds – Mum, Actress, Writer, Pet Owner.  Currently performing in James Graham’s The Culture at Hull Truck


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Sam Rhydderch – Poet finishing PhD in Creative Writing  and teaching  Ling Di Long out this month from 


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Alexandria Riley – RWCMD graduate. Represented by Emptage Hallet. Currently performing in “The motherf****r with the Hat” Tron theatre and Sherman theatre


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Lucy Rivers – Loves good Theatre, Music, Stories and chocolate. The darker the better. Feminist.


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Alexandra Roach ACTRESS // 📺📽🎭


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Catrin Rogers – Press & PR Manager at National Theatre Wales. Rheolwr y Wasg a Chysylltiadau Cyhoeddus National Theatre Wales.


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Jude Rogers – Writer/radio person on culture, politics, women, for  . Welsh. Romantic. Nerd. 


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Georgia Ruth – FOSSIL SCALE out now (on vinyl ) // Cyflwyno ar  nos Fawrth 7-10


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Emma Schofield – Dr of English Lit, researches contemporary literature, culture, devolution & politics in Wales. Associate Editor for , also tweets 


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Durre Shahwar – Writer. Associate Editor Apprentice 2017. Co-organiser . Community Associate . Views my own.


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Norena Shopland – Author/historian – specialises in researching, recording and promoting LGBT history. Author of Forbidden Lives: LGBT stories from Wales


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Lleucu Siencyn – Llenyddiaeth Cymru/ Literature Wales CEO. Llyfrau, poetry, bilingualism, teulu, feminism, cydraddoldeb. Views my own/ fy marn fy hun.


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Carrie Smith – Lecturer at Cardiff University. Research Ted Hughes, manuscripts & poetic process. Often found dying of thirst in archives. Likes crumpets. .


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Jenny Sturt – Newport / Cardiff | Assistant Producer  | Freelance Producer  | Culture lover | Gym keeno | Tweets all my own | 🔭


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Christina Thatcher – Creative Writing Tutor  & . Poetry Editor . Collection . Founder . Freelancer everywhere.


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Kully Thiarai – Artistic Director National Theatre Wales


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Leonora Thomson – Here I am in my new life in Cardiff. MD of the fabulous . Tweeting in a personal capacity.


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Sami Thorpe – BSL/English Interpreter and performer. Lover of cake. Co-founder of 


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Rachel Trezise – Novels Short Stories Drama


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Claire Vaughan – ‘A puffed-up orb of a woman with a gaping mouth’ – Bristol 24/7. Enthusiast. Feminist. Queerio. Chapter Cinema but these tweets are mine all mine. No TERFs pls.


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Rhiannon White – Co-founder/ co-director  Palestine 💌Programmer  Panel member  CULTURE IS ORDINARY


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Ceriann Williams – Freelance producer, programmer & music something. Mum to Winter & Peggy Sue 


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Eloise Williams – Writes words. GASLIGHT – WINNER of Wales Arts Review Young People’s Book of the Year 2017. SEAGLASS-Sep 18 rep’d  Regularly confused by life.


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Catherine Young – Cyfarwyddwr Artistig / Artistic Director for  Views are my own.


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