About

Dr. Rhiannon Hooson is a Welsh poet and author.

She has won major awards for her work, including an Eric Gregory award from the Society of Authors, and performed at literature festivals and venues across Europe and the UK, including London, Milan and the Hay festival. Her work has been featured in the Guardian, Magma, and Poetry Wales among others.

Her first full length collection, The Other City, was shortlisted for the Wales Book of the Year award, and was described by the judges as "Stunning... at a pitch of achievement many of us will not reach across a career."

She is an experienced workshop leader and creative mentor, with five years experience of teaching Creative Writing at a university level, and fourteen years experience of creative mentoring and leading workshops. She now lives in the Welsh marches after time spent living and working in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.