Sheers, Owen

MA Year : 1998

Awards and recognition

  • Forward Poetry Prize (Best First Collection) shortlist for The Blue Book (2000)
  • Arts Council of Wales Book of the Year shortlist for The Blue Book (2001)
  • Next Generation poets 2004
  • Arts Council of Wales Book of the Year Award winner for The Dust Diaries (2005)
  • Ondaatje Prize shortlist for The Dust Diaries (2005)
  • Somerset Maugham Award winner for Skirrid Hill (2006)
  • Hospital Club Creative Award winner for Resistance (2008)
  • Writers' Guild Best Book award shortlist for Resistance (2008)
  • Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award winner for The Two Worlds of Charlie F (2012)
  • Hay Medal for Poetry winner for Pink Mist (2013)
  • Roland Mathias Poetry Award winner for Pink Mist (2014)
  • Wales Book of the Year Award winner for Pink Mist (2014)
  • Dylan Thomas Prize shortlist for Mametz (2014)
  • Wales Book of the Year: The Rhys Davies Trust Fiction Award shortlist for I Saw A Man (2016)
  • Prix Estranger shortlist for I Saw A Man (France, 2016)
  • Wilfred Owen Poetry Prize 2018
  • Works

  • The Blue Book (2000)
  • The Dust Diaries (2004)
  • Skirrid Hill (2005)
  • Resistance (2007)
  • The Water Diviner's Tale (2007, BBC Proms)
  • If I Should Go Away (2007, BBC Radio 4)
  • White Ravens (2009)
  • Unicorns, almost (2009, Old Vic) White Ravens (2009)
  • A Poet's Guide to Britain (2010)
  • The Gospel of Us (2011, National Theatre of Wales)
  • The Fair & Tender (2011, Bush Theatre)
  • Pink Mist (2012, BBC Radio 4)
  • The Two Worlds of Charlie F (2012, Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
  • Calon: A Journey to the Heart of Welsh Rugby (2013)
  • Pink Mist (2014)
  • I Saw A Man (2015)
  • To Provide All People (2018)
  • The Green Hollow (2018)
  • Mametz (National Theatre Wales, 2014)
  • A Violence of Gifts (St David’s Hall Wales, 2015)
  • To Provide All The People (2018)