Christopher Meredith

Christopher Meredith is the award-winning author of four novels and three collections of poetry and also tranlsates Welsh to English. Prizes include an Eric Gregory Award, the Arts Council of Wales Young Writer Prize and the Fiction Prize for his first novel, Shifts. His second novel, Griffri, was shortlisted for the Book of the Year Award.  His collection of poems, The Meaning of Flight, was long-listed for The Book of the Year Award 2006. His most recent novel is The Book of Idiots (2012). He has given readings all over Britain and Europe as well as in Israel/Palestine and the USA.  Born and brought up in Tredegar, he was a steelworker and a schoolteacher before becoming a professor of creative writing at the University of Glamorgan. He lives in Brecon. His latest poetry collection Air Histories, was published in June 2013.

Sheenagh Pugh inteview with Christopher Meredith.

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Author Events

Thursday 21st June, 19:00
Brecon

Join us at The Hours bookshop for an evening of new fiction and conversation, in celebration of two new books. Christopher Meredith will read from his new short story collection, Brief Lives, described by Tom Bullough as ‘a glorious book about everything important: love and sex and conflict and mortality.’ Diana Wallace will provide insight from Christopher Meredith, her new book for the prestigious UWP Writers of Wales series.  Doors open 7:00pm. Entry is free and all are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be provided.