Lloyd Jones’ first novelMr Vogel (Seren, 2005) won the McKitterick first novel award and was shortlisted for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse prize for comic fiction. His second novel Mr Cassini (Seren 2006) won the Wales Book of the Year prize. He has also published a collection of short stories: My First Colouring Book (Seren, 2008) and a much-acclaimed novel in Welsh, Y Dwr, (Y Lolfa). Lloyd as also added to Seren's critically acclaimed Mabiogion Series. His Mabinogion novel See How They Run retells ‘Manawydan son of Llyr’ with his usual ingenuity, imaginative intelligence and zest for language to create a hugely enjoyable tale.
He started writing fiction after nearly dying of alcoholism and he is also the first person to walk completely around Wales – a journey of 1000 miles. He lives in Abergwyngregyn on the North Wales coast.