The Writers of Wales Database

KING, ROBERT

1 Lewis Terrace, Abergarwed, Neath, SA11 4DL
Tel: (01639) 711480

Freelance writer, occasional poet. Newspaper columnist. Regular features published in the Llanelli Star, Carmarthen Journal, Neath Guardian, Port Talbot Guardian, South Wales Evening Post, Horse & Hound, Racing Post, Y Bont, Ymlaen. Has broadcast on BBC Radio Wales, Swansea Sound, Phoenix Radio, Talking Magazine for the Blind. Edits Ymlaen; is chairman of the Robert Southey Society and edits their annual journal. Was Writer in Residence at Coedffranc Junior School 1996. Robert has had his poetry published in Thoughts Like an Ocean (Pont) and in The Western Mail.

Selected Publications:
I Plucked a Dead Flower from my Mind (Outposts, 1974)
Look Yonder Now and Smile (Dock Leaves 1976)
The Chemist (Cwmnedd 1980)
About Neath (Tempus, 1998)
About Neath Two (Tempus, 1999)
The Story of Plaid Cymru in Neath (Gwasg Morgannwg, 1999)
Neath Pubs (Tempus, 2007)
Haunted Neath (The History Press, 2009)
Neath Through Time (Amberley Publishing, 2009)

Contributed to:
Thoughts Like an Ocean (contributor) (Pont, 1997)

 

 

Eligible Writers on Tour subjects offered:

1. Talking to writers’ groups on the preparation of manuscripts
2. Writing for newspapers and magazines
3. Workshops for children of primary age on poetry and story writing