Author Interviews

Our video interviews with authors by Denis Campbell of BookViewTV

Joy Ogeh-Hutfield

Joy Ogeh-Hutfield expresses her inner battles and frustrations with the world, its systems and its people – dark, challenging and exciting times that give a voice to the poetry in her soul. She is also a well known business ‘motivator’.

Jonathan Morgan

Jonathan Morgan is the author of the Welsh Warrior through the Ages. and The Welsh Warrior through the Ages. He lives in Brecon. Illustrations are by the well known artist Robert MacDonald.

Valerie Norris

Valerie Norris has lived in Wales since she moved there with her first husband when she was eighteen. Most of her career has been spent as a Materials Engineer, for the final twenty-five years at Swansea University, where her name was Valerie Randle. She was honoured with the title of Welsh Woman of the Year in 1998, which […]

Phil Parry

Phil is a former BBC news and current affairs reporter. He is winner of the BT Wales award for journalist of the year, BT Wales TV reporter of the year and radio reporter of the year.  His programmes have won in the current affairs category of the Royal Television Society and BAFTA Cymru. Phil has presented Panorama programmes, Newsnight films and BBC […]

Helen Carey

Helen Carey is best known for her popular Lavender Road series, which is set in South London during the Second World War. Helen started writing about the war when she met a neighbour at a bus stop in London who pointed out where the air-raid shelters used to be on Clapham Common. That sparked an […]

Lloyd Rees

Lloyd Rees was a Senior Lecturer in English and Education in Swansea. In addition to early novels, Don’t Stand So Close and The Show-Me State, he is a published poet and co-editor of the magazine Roundyhouse. Voices without parts is his first ‘literary’ novel for Cambria Publishing.

Terry Breverton

Terry Breverton was born in Birmingham in 1946 to Welsh parents, and brought up in Wales before attending universities in England. He worked in over twenty countries before moving to academia, lecturing in Milan, Bologna and Wales before escaping into full-time writing. A Fellow of the Institutes of Consulting and of Marketing, he has given […]


Notsogreatdictator (pen name) is a writer, humourist, satirist, and vBlogger. He writes for The Eye eMagazine and Cambria has published a selection of his articles in book form. He has coined the internet meme #MWGA (Making Wales Great Again!).

Delphine Richards

Delphine Richards ‘Welsh Detective’ stories explore the darker side of rural Welsh life. As an ex-policewoman and a fan of Stephen King she should know! She farms in rural Carmarthenshire and is a show judge and breeder of Newfoundland dogs.

David Thorpe

David Thorpe is an environment writer and campaigner about which he has written many books as well as articles on the Internet. His website. He has also written for children.

Kurtis Sunday

Kurtis Sunday is a very talented writer of historical fiction.

Robert Gurney

Robert Edward Gurney has written several books of poetry about the Welsh Poet Dylan Thomas. He is also a fluent Spanish speaker and translator. His ‘absurd’ tales from Africa (2 books) are brilliant and humorous recollections of his time as an aid worker on the dark continent.

Julia Horton-Powdrill

Julia Horton-Powdrill has written a light-hearted novel, ‘Single or Double?’, sold entirely in aid of Prostate Cancer UK, set in Porthcwm, a whacky town in West Wales. Born, bred and educated in Wales, Julia’s background includes archaeological conservation, heritage and tourism. She was a committee member of the Brecon Beacons National Park, National Trust Wales, […]

Hywel Griffiths

Hywel Griffiths, was an intelligence officer with Gwent Police and has used poetry as a way of expressing his thoughts on life in the police force and life with Parkinson’s. He was diagnosed with Parkinson’s at the age of 32 in 1998 and gave up his role as a dog handler to move into intelligence […]

Mhari Matheson

Mhari Matheson has written two terrific saga novels. ‘The Tinker Girl’, begins in the Scottish Highlands in 1899 and ends in the run-up to the Great War. The sequel ‘The Flame Haired Woman‘ continues from this into the war years and into the Thirties. The books follow the journey of a self-reliant, spirited orphan girl […]