Paul Henry was born in 1959 and lives in Newport, South Wales. He is a Welsh speaker but writes entirely in English. He has published numerous poetry collections, most recently The Brittle Sea: New & Selected Poems (Seren, 2013). Boy Running will be published by Seren in 2015. Henry has lectured at the University of South Wales and led courses at writers’ centres in the UK and France. He is also a broadcaster, and has written and presented arts programmes for BBC Radio Wales, Radio 3 and Radio 4.