Born in 1938 in Llanrhaeadr–ym–Mochnant, Denbighshire. John Idris Jones attended Brynhyfryd School, Ruthin, 1950-57; Keele University 57-61; Cornell University, USA, 64-65. His play entitled Football Match (Cameo Club Alley Press, 1979) was commissioned by WAC/BBC and broadcast by Radio Wales in 1979. John is Director of the small publishing company John Jones Publishing Ltd; its website can be viewed at www.johnjonespublishingltd.com. He is an active contributor to Roundyhouse magazine as poet and book reviewer.