Author of Shifts
Christopher Meredith is the award-winning author of four novels and three collections of poetry, and also translates Welsh to English. Prizes include an Eric Gregory Award, the Arts Council of Wales Young Writer Prize and the Fiction Prize for his first novel, Shifts (1988). He has given readings all over Britain and Europe as well as in Israel/Palestine and the USA. Born and brought up in Tredegar, he was a steelworker and a schoolteacher before becoming a professor of creative writing at the University of Glamorgan. He is Emeritus Professor of Creative Writing at The University of South Wales. He lives in Brecon.