Morgan, Elaine, 1920-2013

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Elaine Morgan, nee Floyd, (1920-2013) was born in Hopkinstown, Pontypridd. She studied English at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, and went on to have a long and varied career as a writer. In the 1950s she won a writing competition in Statesman and from that point she began regularly producing various writings and later joined the BBC when they began to produce her plays. As well as the screenplays for numerous well known dramas and adaptations for television, she was also known for her writing on biological anthropology as well as newspaper columns. She received numerous awards, including two BAFTAs, and was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. In 2009 she received the OBE in 2009 for services to literature and education. She married Morien Morgan in 1945, and they had three sons.

From the guide to the Elaine Morgan Papers, 1955-1984, (Richard Burton Archives, Swansea University)

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