Cynan Jones was born in Wales in 1975.
His first novel 'The Long Dry' (2006) won a Society of Authors Betty Trask award and has since been translated into numerous languages.
His second book 'Everything I Found on the Beach' was published by Parthian in June 2011.
Both books were re-released in July '14 by Granta, working in partnership with Parthian, and will be published in the States by Coffee House Press.
His latest novel 'The Dig', a chapter of which was shortlisted for the 2013 Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award, won a 2014 Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize and the Wales Book of the Year Fiction Prize 2015.
He is also author of 'Bird, Blood, Snow', a re-telling of the Medieval Peredur tale, written as one of Seren's 'New Stories from the Mabinogion.'
His next book, 'Cove', will be published by Granta in Autumn 2016.
For updates and news, visit www.cynanjones.com