Sophie McKeand

Welsh Poet

Current Young People’s Laureate Wales.
Award-winning, self-employed poet from north Wales with poetry published in various magazines such as Poetry Wales, Tears in the Fence, The Lonely Crowd and Bare Fiction who regularly performs across Cymru. Interested in politics, environmentalism, Slow Living and engaging with The Arts to build stronger communities. Previously worked with Cittaslow UK (Slow Towns) and Dark Mountain. Now focuses on bringing poetry to various community groups across Wales through working with organisations such as Literature Wales, National Theatre Wales, Arts Council Wales, Age Cymru and Barnardos.