Seren’s Authors

Information on all Seren’s authors.
John Powell Ward was born in Suffolk and educated at the Universities of Toronto, Cambridge and Wales. Editor of Poetry Wales from 1975 to 1980, he is the author of critical works on Wordsworth and R.S. Thomas among others, and editor of the Border Lines series. He has also published several...
John Redmond is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at he the University of Liverpool. He was educated at University College Dublin and the University of Oxford. His research interests are divided between Creative Writing, especially poetry, and more traditional research areas including Twentieth...
John Tripp (1927-1986) was born in Bargoed, Glamorgan. He was a journalist with the BBC, Press Officer at the Indonesian Embassy and an information officer at the Central Office of Information in a varied career. Returning to Wales in the late 1960s he worked as a freelance journalist, and was for...
Jon Gower is a producer with Boomerang, one of Wales’ most dynamically creative TV and radio companies. He was BBC Wales’ Arts and Media correspondent from 2000-2006, when he also presented First Hand, BBC Radio Wales’ arts programme. Jon has also worked, variously, as public affairs officer for...
Jonah Jones (1919 - 2004) was born near Durham. A pacifist, he served in the Royal Army Medical Corps during the war, and on demobilisation moved to north Wales to work as a printer, sculptor and letter-cutter. He was also a novelist, having published A Tree May Fall, about the Easter Uprising in...
Jonathan Barker has co-judged the poetry competitions and the Poetry category of the Whitbread Book Awards. He has contributed critical articles and reviews to poetry journals and has edited bibliographies of contemporary poetry, poetry anthologies, an edition of the poems of W. H. Davies for...
Jonathan Edwards Author
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...
Jonathan Hill, an English graduate of Swansea University, has been a leading reporter and presented on ITV Wales news for almost 20 years. He has also made news documentaries for network broadcast, including The Bullseye Murderer, about the Cooper case, broadcast on network tv in 2011.
Jonathan Miles took a first class degree from University College, London and received his doctorate from Jesus College, Oxford. He has written, lectured and broadcast on cultural history all over the world. His book, Medusa was called ‘thrilling’ (The Guardian), ‘enthralling’ (The Telegraph), ‘an...
Author of seven previous novels, including The Season Ticket, Give Us This Day and Mr McCool, Jonathan Tulloch's work has been filmed, staged, Radio 4 serialised and translated into five languages. He has won the Betty Trask Prize and The JB Priestley Award. He contributes to the ‘Nature Notebook’...