Seren’s Authors

Information on all Seren’s authors.
John Briggs was born in 1947 in St Paul, Minnesota. He came to Wales in the 1960s to study at Atlantic College in the Vale of Glamorgan, where an increasing passion for photography resulted in his first street images of Cardiff. He gained a degree in French at the University of Minnesota, also...
Born in 1944, John Davies was brought up in Port Talbot, south Wales, and in Prestatyn where he taught English. He has also taught in Michigan and Washington. In 1986 The Visitor's Book, his third collection, was joint winner of the Poetry Society's major award, the Alice Hunt Bartlett Prize. John...
Born in London, John Digby has worked for many years in the United States. A poet and artist, he specialises in pure paper collages.
John Fuller is a prize-winning poet and novelist. The author of eighteen collections of poems, most recently Pebble and I (2010), his work is known for a strong humanistic civic note and a formal skill, both of which are to the fore in Writing the Picture. A professor at Magdalen College, Oxford,...
John Gwilym Jones (1914 - 1988) was born in Groeslon and studied at the University of Bangor before moving to London, where he developed an intense interest in the theatre. On his return to Wales he taught in Llandudno and Pwllheli before becoming a producer of radio plays at the BBC in Bangor. He...
Formerly a lecturer in bibliography at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, John Harris has edited numerous works by Caradoc Evans and written extensively on Anglo-Welsh publishing history. He is the compiler of A Bibliographical Guide to Twenty-Four Modern Anglo-Welsh Writers (1994) and the...
John Haynes has had a long career in education, and was a lecturer at the Ahmadu Bello University in the 70s and 80s, where he founded the literary journal, Saiwa. After returning to the UK in the 80s he has continued teaching, writing and publishing and his poems have appeared widely. His book...
John Morris was born and brought up in Northamptonshire. He later moved to Swansea, South Wales where he practiced law. Married with two children, he is now retired and living in rural Wicklow, Ireland. His first work Jack the Ripper: The Hand of a Woman is the result of extensive research by John...
John Ormond (1923-1990) was born at Dunvant, and educated at University College, Swansea. After an early career as a print journalist he became an outstanding documentary film maker at the BBC.
John Osmond is a writer and journalist, having worked for newspapers and broadcasters in Wales over the past five decades. John graduated from the University of Bristol and began his career in journalism with Yorkshire Post Newspapers in the 1960s, later working with the Western Mail and HTV Wales...