Ness Owen

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Ness Owen lives on the island of Ynys Mon where she writes plays, poetry and stories in between lecturing and farming. Her work has appeared in various journals including Poetry Wales, Red Poets, I, S & T, The Fat Damsel, Culture Matters and in anthologies published by Arachne Press, Three Drops Press, Here and Now project and Mother’s Milk Books.

We published Ness’s bilingual poetry collection Mamiaith in August 2019.

Ness’s poem First Light was performed in Greenwich for Solstice Shorts: Shortest Day, and is in the anthology Shortest Day, Longest Night

Ness’s poem for Solstice Shorts: Dusk, Female Blackbird Sings, was performed at Holyhead, Ynys Mon, on 21st December and is in the anthology, Dusk.

Ness’s poem Left at the Cenotaph is in An Outbreak of Peace

Her poem, Moon Jellyfish was performed at Noon at Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Carlisle, Ynys Mon and Cork on 21st December 2018  and published in the Noon anthology.

Ness’ poem for Time and Time, Solstice Shorts Festival 2019 Sea Lessons was performed at Clydebank, Greenwich, Holyhead, Lisbon and Maryport, and published in the Time and Tide anthology

Ness’ poem for Solstice Shorts Festival 2020 Beach Clean will be performed online 21st December 2020, and has been published in the Tymes goe by Turnes anthology

Tymes goe by Turnes Anthology preorders available now The Solstice Shorts Festival, Tymes goe by Turnes is online this year, 21st December 2020 8pm GMT tickets suggested donation £5. Deals on book and ticket combinations available

Short plays produced:

The Footpath – Ucheldre Rep – The Ucheldre Centre, Holyhead
Keep Moving – Suitcase Community Theatre – Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Goodbye My Love – Scriptslam Sherman Cymru, Cardiff
Shut Up – Dirty Protest – The Bar in Galeri, Caernarfon
Saviour’s Day – Dirty Protest – Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff