Bethany Handley is a writer, poet and Disabled activist from South Wales. Bethany campaigns for better access to nature for Disabled people.
Her work explores nature and disability, challenging the barriers Disabled people experience, and has been published in POETRY, Poetry Wales, Country Living, Spelt, The Welsh Agenda and Plantlife, and featured by BBC Radio 4 and BBC Wales. Bethany is one of the writers on Literature Wales’ Representing Wales 2023-4 and she was awarded Creative Future’s Gold Prize for Creative Non-fiction 2023. Bethany mentors other Disabled writers and is co-editing a bilingual anthology of Welsh d/Deaf and Disabled writers.