Jonathan Edwards Author

Jonathan Edwards

Jonathan Edwards was born and brought up in Crosskeys, south Wales. He has an MA in Writing from the University of Warwick, has written speeches for the Welsh Assembly Government and journalism for The Big Issue Cymru, and currently works as an English teacher. He won the Terry Hetherington Award in 2010, was awarded a Literature Wales new writer’s bursary in 2011, and in 2012 won prizes in the Cardiff International Poetry Competition and the Basil Bunting Award. His work has appeared in a wide range of magazines, including Poetry Review, The North, Poetry Wales and New Welsh Review.


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Author Events

Thursday 26th October, 19:30
Bradford on Avon

Come along to Bradford on Avon’s reading series with guest poets Sarah Watkinson and Jonathan Edwards. All performers and listeners welcome: open mic slots always available. Tickets: £4 on the door About the poets: Sarah Watkinson has been writing and studying poetry since 2012 after a career in plant biology. Her work has appeared in UK anthologies and magazines including Litmus, Pennine Platform and The Rialto. Dung Beetles Navigate by Starlight, her debut pamphlet, was a winner in the 2017 Cinnamon Pamphlet competition. With Jenny Lewis, of The Poet’s House Oxford, she organises SciPo, a...