Bio / Press


Richard Owain Roberts was born in a field on Ynys Môn and now lives in Cardiff, Wales. He studied English Literature at the University of Manchester before joining the Creative Writing MA programme at LJMU. His fiction and non-fiction has appeared in a variety of places in print, online, and radio.


Follow Richard on Twitter @RichOwainRobs

Richard is represented by Zoe Ross at United Agents


All The Places We Lived (Parthian Books, 2015) is his debut short story collection.


‘Elegant, contemporary, fun’ – Chris Killen (In Real Life and The Bird Room)

‘Unique, charming, eclectic, a writer to watch’ – Buzz Magazine

‘Lean prose balances starkness with unique lyricism… snapshots of what it means to be human’ – Sabotage Reviews

‘Darkly comic… an insightful and enjoyable debut’ – Workshy Fop

‘One of Wales’ freshest literary talents’ – Wales Arts Review

Interview w/ Plastik Magazine 

Interview w/ Wales Arts Review

Interview w/ Parthian Books