‘In scores of countries there is hunger for an order which respects the dignity of each human person, which gives priority to human life in community. There is a thirst for a government which will ensure for every single person and every nation to be what they are: to realise their potential to the full; for an order which fully respects man’s humanity; an order which perceives that man is essentially a social creature, closely woven into the texture of his own society; an order which recognises generously in all its policies that man has a soul and a mind as well as a body...’
Gwynfor Evans, Land of My Fathers: Two Thousand Years of Welsh History. Swansea: John Penry, 1974.
B.A. (Hons), M.A., Ph.D. Member by election of The Welsh Academy.
Author: Pugnacious Little Trolls;
Reasoning: Twenty Stories; For His Warriors: Thirty Stories; Prayer at the End: Twenty-Three Stories.
Editor: Dangerous Asylums: Stories from Denbigh Mental Hospital Told by Leading Welsh Writers.
Contributor: Land of Change (Welsh radical prose edited by Gemma Howell, forthcoming);
Brush with Fate: Voices from Wales (edited and translated into Arabic by Hala Salah Eldin);
Creative Writing Studies: Practice, Research and Pedagogy (edited by Graëme Harper and Jeri Kroll).
Translator: A Book of Three Birds by Morgan Llwyd;
Hallowe’en in the Cwm by Owen Wynne Jones; Going South by Richard Hughes Williams.
Artistic Convener: North Wales Mental Health Research Project. Editor: Cockatrice Books.
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