Eloise Williams* was born in Cardiff and grew up in Llantrisant. She now lives in Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire, very close to the beach where she walks her dog Watson Jones and collects sea glass with her artist husband, Guy Manning.
She worked in the theatre in various odd jobs before going on to study Drama at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and Guildford School of Acting. After working for over ten years as an actor, she decided to change path a little and take a Masters in Creative Writing at Swansea University. Eloise became the first ever Children’s Laureate Wales (2019-2021) in September 2019.
She is the author of Elen’s Island (2015), Gaslight (2017) and Seaglass (September 2018). Her next novel Wilde is pubilshing in May 2020.
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