Tiffany Murray has been an International Hay Festival fiction fellow; a Fulbright scholar and she was a senior lecturer for over ten years. She is currently a Royal Literary Fund Fellow and Director of the Hay Festival’s Writers at Work programme, a long-term professional development strategy to nurture Welsh writers. Her novels Diamond Star Halo (Portobello Books, 2011) and Happy Accidents (Harper Perennial, 2005) were shortlisted for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize, and her latest, Sugar Hall (Seren, 2014) was listed as one of David Mitchell’s favourite ghost stories in The Week. She has had short fiction and non-fiction published in various magazines and collections, and features in national newspapers including The Times, The Telegraph and The Guardian.
Are you looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life; to find creative refuge at that perfect peaceful location where you can finish your writing or take time to read and reflect? Our retreats, set in the stunning surroundings of rural north Wales, offer the perfect creative escape. Find tranquillity on woodland walks or try local beers at the village inn. Take inspiration from the spectacular sea views over Cardigan Bay, share ideas over dinner or simply sit back and relax in Tŷ Newydd’s cosy library. Everyone will have a room of their own, and homemade meals, made with local ingredients, will be prepared for you.