John Williams

Williams, John

John Williams (b. 1961) is a writer who lives and works in his hometown of Cardiff. After a childhood spent in Penarth, in this dock area which is the main frame of his books, he left school in 1978 and formed a punk band called ‘The Puritans Guitars.’ It was at the beginning of the 1990s that he took his marks into the literature world with Into the Badlands. He continued his career in 1994 with Bloody Valentine: a Killing in Cardiff.’ His other publications include Five Pubs, Two Bars and a Nightclub (1999), Cardiff Dead (2002) and The Prince of Wales (2003).