Owen Sheers

Owen Sheers is a poet and author, who is best known for his highly-acclaimed work, Pink Mist, which is based on the real-life testimonies of soldiers who have returned from Afghanistan.  Pink Mist has seen the 38-year-old Sheers compared to Wilfred Owen. Sheers also presents arts and literature programmes for TV and radio. In 2009, he wrote and presented A Poet’s Guide to Britain, a six-part BBC4 series about poetry and landscape.