Richard Owain Roberts

Roberts, Richard Owain

An English Literature graduate of Manchester University and LJMU’s Writing MA, Richard’s debut short fiction collection, All The Places We Lived, was published by Parthian Books in 2015 and he is the subject of the forthcoming film ULTRA: a documentary covering the promotional tour for the collection’s Serbian translation.

Born and raised on Ynys Môn, Richard lives in Cardiff with his wife, daughters, and cat, Abi The God. He recently won the PENfro Short Story Prize 2019, judged by Niall Griffiths. HELLO FRIEND WE
is Richard’s debut novel and won the Guardian’s 2020 Not the Booker Prize.