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August is for Authors: Kate Hamer

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Swansea Central Library

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The highly successful "August is for Authors" events series is back for 2019!!!

Our third author is the wonderful Kate Hamer author of bestselling novels "The Girl in the Red Coat" and the beautifully powerful "Crushed".

Kate Hamer grew up in the West Country and Wales. She studied art and worked for a number of years in television. In 2011 she won the Rhys Davies short-story prize and her short stories have appeared in various collections. Her debut novel The Girl in the Red Coat was published in 2015. It was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Prize, the British Book Industry Awards Debut Fiction Book of the Year, the John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger, and the Wales Book of the Year. It was a Sunday Times bestseller and has been translated into sixteen different languages. Kate now lives with her husband in Cardiff.

Copies of Kate's books will be available to purchase on the evening.

Get in quick and be one of the first five people to sign up for a ticket and receive a goodie bag on the night containing a treat kindly provided by Lush Swansea.

Parking is Free for two hours at the Civic Centre but you will need to obtain a parking ticket from the machine.


Mae'r gyfres hynod boblogaidd o ddigwyddiadau, sef "Awst yr Awduron" yn dychwelyd ar gyfer 2019!!!

Ein trydydd awdur talentog yw Kate Hamer, sef awdur y nofel boblogaidd "The Girl in the Red Coat" a'r stori swynol a phwerus, "Crushed".

Tyfodd Kate Hamer i fyny yng Nghymru ac yn ne-orllewin Lloegr. Astudiodd celf a bu'n gweithio am nifer o flynyddoedd ym myd teledu. Yn 2011, enillodd wobr Rhys Davies ar gyfer straeon byr ac mae ei straeon byr wedi ymddangos mewn casgliadau amrywiol. Cyhoeddwyd ei nofel gyntaf, The Girl in the Red Coat, yn 2015. Cyrhaeddodd y rhestr fer Gwobr Costa ar gyfer Nofelau Cyntaf, Llyfr Ffuglen Cyntaf y Flwyddyn yng Ngwobrau The British Book Industry Awards, Gwobr The John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger a Llyfr Cymraeg y Flwyddyn. Roedd ar restr o lyfrau mwyaf poblogaidd The Sunday Times ac mae'r nofel wedi cael ei chyfieithu i un iaith ar bymtheg. Mae Kate bellach yn byw gyda'i gŵr yng Nghaerdydd.

Bydd copïau o lyfrau Kate ar gael i'w prynu ar y noson.

Dewch yn brydlon a byddwch yn un o'r pum person cyntaf i archebu tocyn a derbyn bag rhoddion ar y noson sy'n cynnwys anrheg a ddarparwyd yn garedig gan Lush Swansea.

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Parking is Free for two hours at the Civic Centre but you will need to obtain a parking ticket from the machine.

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