Authors & Illustrators

Drew Buckley

Drew Buckley

Author and Photographer

Drew Buckley is a well established, talented and unique Pembrokeshire-based landscape and wildlife photographer. He is a frequent contributor to a selection of established wildlife magazines and photography magazines.

Abbie Cameron

Abbie Cameron

Illustrator

Abbie studied illustration at University of Wales Trinity Saint David. Her book Animal Surprises made the Klaus Flugge Prize for Most Exciting Newcomer to Picture Books longlist in 2017.

Karin Celestine

Karin Celestine

Author and Illustrator

Karin Celestine lives in a small house in Monmouth, Wales. In her garden there is a shed and in that shed is another world. The world of Celestine and the Hare.

Nick Cope

Nick Cope

Author and Illustrator

Nick Cope is a musician who runs regular sessions in and around Oxfordshire for young children. He is a frequent performer at schools and theatres and many of the large music festivals and events for families across the country.

Jo Cox

Jo Cox

Artist

Jo Cox is a mixed media artist who works from her home studio in the Nottinghamshire countryside. Her artwork features many of the things she loves – not least, cats.

Tom Cox

Tom Cox

Author

Tom Cox is a British humour writer based in Devon. He left his post as The Guardian’s Pop Critic in 2000 and has since wrtten seven books, including the Sunday Times top ten bestseller, The Good, The Bad and the Furry

Gilli Davies

Gilli Davies

Author

Gilli Davies is a food writer and Cordon Bleu chef from Wales. As an author, Gilli has written a total of twelve books on the food of Wales, Cyprus and Organic Produce

Nicola Davies

Nicola Davies

Author

Nicola is an award-winning author, whose many books for children include The Promise, Tiny, A First Book of Nature and Whale Boy. Her titles with Graffeg include The Pond, Perfect (CILIP Kate Greenaway Longlist 2017), the Shadows and Light series, Animal Surprises, The Word Bird and Into the Blue.

Hannah Doyle

Hannah Doyle

Illustrator

Hannah has illustrated a number of children’s books, including the picture book Ootch Cootch written by her father, Malachy Doyle.

Malachy Doyle

Malachy Doyle

Author

Malachy has had well over a hundred books published, from pop-up books for toddlers to gritty teenage novels.

Helen Elliott

Helen Elliott

Author & Artist

Helen Elliott is a successful, internationally acknowledged artist. She has a reputation as a talented and inspirational teacher.

Tom Ferris

Tom Ferris

Author

Tom Ferris is a publisher, historian and author. He has written 12 books and 30 video scripts to date, all relating to his keen passion for railway heritage. He is the Assistant Station Master at Bridgnorth, on the Severn Valley branch of GWR.

Cathy Fisher

Cathy Fisher

Illustrator

Cathy’s first published picture books with Graffeg include Perfect, published in May 2016, followed by The Pond in May 2017, both written by Nicola Davies.

Angela Gray

Angela Gray

Author

Angela’s cookery school at Llanerch Vineyard has been voted into the Top 10 UK Cookery Schools by The Independent and The Telegraph.

Julia Gregson

Julia Gregson

Author

Julia Gregson is a British award-winning writer of novels and short stories who resides in Monmouthshire in Wales with her husband, daughter and four step-children.

Bettina Harden

Bettina Harden

Author

Bettina is an historic garden owner with a passion for garden history. She is founder Chair of the Trustees of The Gateway Gardens Trust, the first charity devoted to extending access to heritage through social inclusion.

Kersten Howard

Kersten Howard

Author & Photographer

Kersten Howard is a Pembrokeshire-based photographer, known for capturing the beauty of the Welsh landscape throughout the year. His collection, Under Celtic Skies, celebrates the coastal and inland beauty of his home county.

Oliver Hurley

Oliver Hurley

Author

Oliver Hurley is a writer and editor. He has contributed to a wide variety of publications, including The Big Issue, GamesMaster, The Guardian, Loaded and Metro.

James Mayhew

James Mayhew

Illustrator & Author

James Mayhew is an acclaimed illustrator, author, concert presenter and storyteller who has been writing and illustrating for nearly 30 years.

Jackie Morris

Jackie Morris

Author & Artist

Jackie Morris is an international best-selling author who lives in a small cottage on the Pembrokeshire coast. Originally from Birmingham, Jackie visited Pembrokeshire over 20 years ago for the weekend and never left.

Roy Noble

Roy Noble

Author

Broadcaster Roy Noble has written several books in both Welsh and English and his autobiography, Noble Ways: Lay-bys in My Life, was published by Accent Press in 2010. Down the Road and Round the Bend is publishing 24 May 2018, in which Roy celebrates the fascinating histories and traditional stories rooted in Wales in 20 short stories.

Amanda Owen

Amanda Owen

Author

Amanda Owen, The Yorkshire Shepherdess, first rose to fame when she and her family appeared three seasons of ITV’s The Dales where their lives were watched by millions of hooked viewers.

Jamie Owen

Jamie Owen

Author

Jamie Owen is a news anchorman, radio presenter and author from Pembrokeshire. His books include A Year in Pembrokeshire (June 2018), Magic Islands and Welsh Journeys (Gomer).

Andrew Fusek Peters

Andrew Fusek Peters

Author & Photographer

Andrew is a prolific author & photographer whose stunning landscape and nature photography regularly appears in the national papers and magazines.

Jon Roberts

Jon Roberts

Author

Jon Roberts published his first book, Through the Eyes of Me, in August 2017. Through the Eyes of Me was written as a dedication to his 4 year old daughter, Kya, who has been diagnosed with severe autism.

Julian Rollins

Julian Rollins

Author

Julian Rollins writes about wildlife, the countryside and environment. His work has been published in a wide range of publications, including the Daily Telegraph, BBC Countryfile and BBC Wildlife.

Jane Russ

Jane Russ

Author

Jane Russ lives in Wiltshire and is Chairman of The Hare Preservation Trust. As well as an author, Jane is a print maker and letterpress printer.

Nick Shepley

Nick Shepley

Author

Nick Shepley is a Cardiff-based history teacher who has written several books, most of which have been published via his website Explaining History. He has written texts, aimed at students, on subjects including early China, the Russian Revolution and the Story of Cardiff

Zeb Soanes

Zeb Soanes

Author

Zeb Soanes is a well known voice on BBC Radio Four’s Today Programme, Shipping Forecast and The News Quiz. He hosts live events and performs with orchestras around the UK and was voted Sunday Times readers’ ‘favourite male voice’ on radio.

Terry Stevens

Terry Stevens

Author

Professor Terry Stevens is an international tourism consultant and author of Landscape Wales, a pictorial celebration of the glorious natural treasures and landscapes of Wales with over 80 photographs and 12 short essays.

Dan Tyte

Dan Tyte

Author

Dan Tyte is a Cardiff based author who has performed at the Hay Festival, Southbank Centre and Edinburgh Fringe and is a regular commentator on BBC Radio Wales.

Peter Waller

Peter Waller

Author

Peter Waller is the author of numerous works on British transport history, including several regional studies of its tramways.

Andrew Whitson

Andrew Whitson

Illustrator

Andrew is an award-winning children’s book illustrator living and working in Belfast. Here he runs his own publishing house, An tSnáthaid Mhór.

William Wilkins

William Wilkins

Author

William Wilkins is a Welsh artist who paints using a technique based on pointillism. Originally trained at the Royal College of Art, London, William enjoyed a series of sensationally successful exhibitions in London in the 1980s and 90s

Richard Williams

Richard Williams

Author

In November 2018 Graffeg publish Richard’s debut novel Mostyn Thomas and the Big Rave.

David Wilson

David Wilson

Author & Photographer

David Wilson is a Welsh landscape photographer, renowned for his atmospheric black and white images. He was brought up in Haverfordwest and now lives near the river village of Llangwm with his wife and children.