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Welsh Wednesdays Interview with John Sam Jones

by on October 27, 2016

writerchristophfischer

14632506_10154671942043140_1687305505_oWelcome to Welsh Wednesdays and thank you for participating.

First up, please tell us about your connection to Wales. (Do you live here? Are you Welsh? Did you live in Wales or did we meet in Wales?…)

I was born in Barmouth in 1956 and lived in Wales until I moved to the US in 1981. My father’s family have lived in Barmouth for three hundred years – weavers, blacksmiths and the occasional prostitute. I am Welsh speaking.

Tell us a little about yourself as writer and as person. (Tell us about your writing history. When was the first time you decided to write and when was the first time you did? Your hobbies, family, pets..?)
I trained as a biologist and became a teacher – but as a gay man, growing up in Wales in the 1960s and 1970s, I was always aware that there were no positive role…

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