Byron Rogers is a Welsh journalist, essayist and biographer. He has contributed to The Times, the Sunday Telegraph and the Guardian, and was once a speech writer for the Prince of Wales. He is also author of seven books published by Aurum, including: An Audience With an Elephant, one of several collections of his journalism; The Man Who Went into the West, a critically acclaimed biography of the iconic twentieth century Welsh poet, R. S. Thomas, which was awarded the James Tait Black Prize for Biography in 2007; and The Last Englishman, a biography of the quintessential Englishman and celebrated novelist J.L. Carr. Me: The Authorised Biography, was published in 2009. His most recent book is Three Journeys. He currently lives in Northamptonshire and Carmarthen.
'A biography touched by genius' -- Craig Brown Mail on Sunday 'A masterpiece' Daily Express 'Byron Rogers' lively and affectionate biography... is unexpectedly, even riotously funny... Warm, perceptive, ruthless, gossipy and admiring' -- Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury The Sunday Times 'This book ought to win every award for which it is eligible' -- Andrew Martin Sunday Telegraph