Caryl Lewis is a Welsh novelist. She has won Wales Book of the Year twice for her literary fiction and the Tir na n-Og Award for best children’s fiction in 2004 and 2015 . Her novel Martha, Jac A Sianco was adapted for film and won 6 Welsh BAFTAS and the Spirit of the Festival Award at the 2010 Celtic Media Festival. She is on the Welsh curriculum and is a successful screenwriter (working on BBC/S4C thrillers Hinterland and Hidden). Seed is her debut English novel for readers of 8+. She lives with her family on a farm near Aberystwyth in Wales.