Owen Sheers is a poet, author and playwright. His first novel, Resistance, was translated into ten languages and adapted into a film. The Dust Diaries, his Zimbabwean non-fiction narrative, won the Welsh Book of the Year. His awards for poetry and drama include the Somerset Maugham Award for Skirrid Hill, The Hay Festival Poetry Medal and the Welsh Book of the Year for Pink Mist and the Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award for his play The Two Worlds of Charlie F. He is Professor in Creativity at Swansea University and lives in Wales with his wife and daughters. His second novel, I Saw A Man, was published by Faber & Faber in 2015. His BAFTA and Grierson nominated film-poem, The Green Hollow was published in 2018 by Faber, who also published his BBC film-poem to mark the 70th anniversary of the NHS, To Provide All People.