William Owen Roberts
Wiliam Owen Roberts was born in 1960. He was educated at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, where he studied Welsh Literature and Drama. He has worked as a script editor and writer for HTV and is now a freelance writer, mainly for television. He has published two novels, Bingo! (1985) and Y PIa (1987) and and has recently completed a third, Paradwys. Y PIa won the Welsh Arts Council Fiction Prize in 1988 and has been translated into several European languages. He received a Welsh Arts Council Bursary for his volume of long short stories Hunangofiant, published in 1990.