I was born and brought up in Flintshire in a bilingual family and live on the Welsh border now. I studied English which I also taught in H.E. before becoming a full time writer. I’m a poet and fictioneer that occasionally writes plays and takes other literary jobs, hence a judge for the Flintshire Poetry Prize and the 2014 Rhys Davies Short Story Prize. I’ve appeared in disparate places: The Sunday Times, The Big Issue, B.B.C. Radio 4 and The Pan Book of Horror.
I have written three short story collections and was twice shortlisted for the Wales Book of the Year. My novels are literary thrillers and Salvage was my first ; it won the Pure Gold Fiction Award 2007 (voted for by Welsh library users) and was on the shortlist for The James Tate Black Fiction Prize at the Edinburgh Festival.
Desire Line was published by Parthian this June. It begins with a freak storm that hits a Welsh seaside resort, bringing with it the body of the vanished Oxford historian Sara Meredith…
See Gee at Velvet Coalmine as part of the Literature event, click HERE.