Herbert Williams is a highly respected poet, novelist, short story writer and dramatist. His first collection of poetry was published 1965. He worked as a journalist, then a BBC producer before becoming a full-time writer in 1979. Herbert’s poems, short stories and plays have been broadcast by BBC, HTV and Thames Television. He has contributed to New Welsh Review, Planet, Cambrensis, Western Mail, The Transatlantic Review, Aquarius, Decal, Iota and other journals. Herbert is co-founder of Roundyhouse Poetry Magazine. His awards include the Hawthornden Poetry Fellowship 1992. He adjudicated the Rhys Davies Short Story Competition 1998. A book on his work, written by Phil Carradice, appeared in the University of Wales Press’ Writers of Wales Series in 2010.