The Writers of Wales Database


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Russell Celyn JonesRussell Celyn Jones is a novelist and critic, and a staff reviewer for The Times. He was a Booker Prize judge in 2002, and a John Llewellyn Rhys Prize judge in 1998. He is a Professor of Creative Writing at Birkbeck College, University of London. Russell Celyn Jones was brought up in Swansea, and now lives in London. Russell’s novel Ten Seconds from the Sun (Little, Brown, 2005) was on the Wales Book of the Year 2006 Long List.

With respect to The Ninth Wave (Seren, 2009)

“…A brilliantly imagined vision of the near future… one of his finest achievements…”
Jonathan Coe

Selected Publications:
Soldiers and Innocents (Jonathan Cape, 1990)
Small Times (Viking Penguin, 1992)
An Interference of the Light (Viking, 1995)
The Eros Hunter (Little, Brown, 1998)
Surface Tension  (Little, Brown, 2001)
Second Nature (Abacus, 2005)
Ten Seconds from the Sun (Little, Brown, 2005)
The Ninth Wave (New Stories from the Mabinogion) (Seren, 2009)
Writing Fiction (Routledge, 2010)