Dave Lewis is a unique voice in the poetry world. This new Haiku collection is filled with a range of vivid, often quirky, word pictures. He is adept at making every word count and often goes his own original way, as in a favourite of mine, 'Consultant's waiting room / the plant in the window / dead
Dave Lewis is a writer based in Pontypridd, south Wales.
Dave has been widely published all over the world in a number of literary magazines and web sites. He has published eight books to date, and his work has included poetry, prose, short stories, photography, haiku and two crime novels set in various locations around south Wales and Africa.
In 2007 Dave set up and organised the first ever Welsh Poetry Competition, an international poetry competition aimed at encouraging the wealth of creative writing talent that exists in Wales but is overlooked by the arts establishment.
He writes content for and still maintains many web sites, was web producer for the BBC Wales Scrum V fanzine, has run four hugely successful rugby sites with Rivals.net, has written newspaper columns for the Pontypridd Observer and also has his own web design company, photography site and doggie blog.
He received critical acclaim for his first two novels, Ctrl-Alt-Delete and Raising Skinny Elephants - crime thrillers set in Wales and Africa.
His latest book is Roadkill, a collection of modern poetry, and he is currently writing his third novel - the concluding part of a trilogy.