About Christine James:
Professor Christine James is a Welsh poet and academic. She has been Archdruid of Wales since June 2013, the first woman to hold that title. She presided over the ceremonies of the 2013 Eisteddfod in Denbigh. Her period of office lasts for three years. Like all holders of the title, she qualifies by virtue of having won one of the major literary prizes at a previous National Eisteddfod.