Kaite O’Reilly works internationally as a playwright, dramaturg, and tutor. She won The Ted Hughes Award for New Works in Poetry for her dramatic retelling of Persians, produced by National Theatre Wales in their inaugural year. Other prizes include The Peggy Ramsay Award, The Wales Theatre Award, and M.E.N. best play of the year. She was a finalist in the international Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for women playwrights and James Tait Black Award for Drama.
Read a blog post from one of the Emerging Writers course participants (June 2018). “Go a little further, hidden under the eaves of Llanystumdwy, and you find this beautiful old house with white washed walls, and peaceful gardens. As far as omens go, I thought it was a pretty good one.”